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  • Of Chanukah, Grandfathers and the Real Meaning of the Light

    By Judy R. Gruen

    December 10, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    My two grandfathers held one another in respectful, yet distant regard. My mother's father, a Polish-born, Conservative rabbi, devoted his life to Jewish education and study. He had little use for popular entertainment, and, despite his keen intelligence, rarely appreciated the jokes...