שולחן ערוך, אורח חיים תרעא:ה
One should place the Hanukkah lights at the entrance which is next to the public area on the outside of the entrance. (Mishnah Berurah: This is required because of the need to publicize the miracle.) [AJWS translation]
Suggested Discussion Questions:
1. In what ways is publicizing a victory against discrimination an act of activism?
2. What is the significance of lighting candles to publicize this miracle?
3. What social justice themes emerge from this text?
Time Period: Medieval (Geonim through the 16th Century)