by Structured Settlement Watchdog
The devil is in the details and a December 2019 holiday card tweeted by a non-Jewish NY settlement planner to Jewish clients is a perfect example.
The Upstate New York's settlement planning firm's good intentions are fly specked by the image of a 7 branch menorah. One wonders whether it was emailed to clients. Oy Vey.
The 7 branch menorah is a representation of the seven-branched lamp which was in the First Temple and is a dedication to the First Temple.. The Festival of Hannukah, on the other hand is a celebration of rededication of the Second Temple where as the story goes, a small amount of oil that was supposed to last only one night miraculously lasted eight days and nights.
The 9 branch menorah is actually called a Hannukiah, a lamp designed specifically to be used at Hannukah, to light the eight candles for the eight days of the holiday. The ninth candle is known as the Shamesh and is used to light the other candles.