The History & Meaning of the Menorah

This informative video (02:24) explores the significance of the menorah as the eternal symbol of the Jewish nation throughout history, from the Biblical commandment to create a menorah after the Exodus from Egypt and the ritual lighting of the menorah in the Temple, to the story of Hannukah and the menorah as the official emblem of the modern State of Israel. This video was produced by Breaking Matzo, an online resource to make Jewish home holidays magical, meaningful, and memorable for the whole family.