Miracle of the cruse of oil
Miracle of the cruse of oil (Hebrew: נס פך השמן) is an Aggadah depicted in the Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Shabbat, as one of the reasons for Hanukkah. The story of the miracle is described in the Talmud to have occurred after the liberation of the Temple in Jerusalem during the Maccabean Revolt, and describes how the founding of a pure oil jug was meant to have been enough to light the lamp for one day, and in fact had lasted for eight days.
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