With my interest in history, I was fascinated to read in the newspaper, that one the contributing causes of the ‘mini ice-age’ of the 16th and 17th centuries may have been the decline in the population of the indigenous Americans brought about by the arrival of European settlers.
Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, recalls the victory – more than 2,100 years ago – of a militarily weak but spiritually strong Jewish people over the mighty forces of a ruthless enemy that had overrun the Holy Land and threatened to engulf the land and its people in darkness.
Driving around Redbridge, one cannot help but notice the giant Menorahs (Candelabras) standing tall and proud on the Gants Hill & Fullwell Cross roundabouts, as the Jewish community celebrate the Festival of Chanukah.
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