What exactly is the Hanukah miracle...?
What exactly is a (Jewish) miracle ?
Should everything be a miracle?
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
- (Attributed to) Albert Einstein
Abraham Heschel, God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism
Among the many things that religious tradition holds in store for us is a legacy of wonder. The surest way to suppress our ability to understand the meaning of God and the importance of worship is to take things for granted. Indifference to the sublime wonder of living is the root of sin. (...) To find an approximate cause of a phenomenon is no answer to his ultimate wonder.
Primo Levi, The Drowned and the Saved, 1986, in chapter 3 "The Shame"