History itself has a history. The way that events seem to mean at the time very often change as we see them in retrospect.
We don't always understand the real significance of an event until many decades later or sometimes even centuries. A classic example of this is the history of Hanukkah.
Click on the video below to watch a short thought on Hanukkah which lasts for 8 minutes; a suitable number of minutes for this festival!
Wishing you all a happy Chanukah!