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Standing Higher

 The shamash (helper) candle is only there to light the others. Why then is it higher on the Menorah? 

Why Not Use Impure Oil?

According to Jewish law if there is no pure oil, then even impure oil is allowed to be used for the Menorah in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Why then did the Maccabees insist on finding that one jug of pure oil? 

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