Hanukkah In 2020

There has never been a time to be more thankful for one’s family. During the Hanukkah season, there should always be time made to show the family that you appreciate them. This year, my family and I will have to approach Hanukkah differently.

With COVID-19 being a serious global issue, it is of the utmost importance that I keep my family and children safe. With Hanukkah right around the corner, it’s evident that people have to stay home during the holiday.

Nevertheless, that is all the more reason to have a more detailed celebration. Being able to focus on reading about Hanukkah, answering important questions, and lighting the candles in a more peaceful way, is paramount.

When people are traveling and managing to go around the world for the holidays, the true meaning of Hanukkah can get lost.

This year, my wife Rachel Harow, and I plan to have a more intimate celebration with just immediate family.

With COVID-19 cases spiking, it has never been a better time to ensure the true meaning and recreation of Hanukkah is represented.

Dr. Benjamin Harow is an emergency medicine physician in North Palm Beach, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area.

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