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Synonyms for Chanukah

(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC

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From toy drives, Chanukah parties, to cookies for public service workers, OHEL staff and individuals of all backgrounds and abilities come together during the Festival of Lights to warm up the lives of hundreds.
The miracle of Chanukah began more than 2,000 years ago, when the practice of Judaism was made punishable by death.
45pm, will have entertainment, hands-on art activities, traditional games, and a kosher buffet featuring doughnuts, traditional Chanukah treats.
As we kindle the Chanukah lights we must pause to take in the gathering darkness; after all it is this darkness that our lights are meant to illuminate.
I went into a gift store the other day looking for a Chanukah menorah.
Rick Perry commemorates the start of Chanukah in his own particular idiom
The Chief Rabbi of Cyprus Rabbi Arie Zeev Raskin was privileged with the kindling of the traditional Chanukah candelabrum, the Menorah.
I remember, as a child, thinking that someone had made a horrible mistake, when Chanukah was early.
Finally, a children's Chanukah book that feels worthy of this majestic, yet simple Jewish holiday.
PEOPLE are invited to join members of the Jewish community to celebrate Chanukah on Tuesday at a Menorah lighting ceremony in Mell Square, Solihull, from 6pm.
And coming up for Chanukah 2011, Shmaltz Brewing Co.
Charlotte is not willing to give up, however, and finds a way to share the joys of both Christmas and Chanukah with one of her classmates.
Giving gifts on all the eight nights of Chanukah has become one of the most common and popular norms for American Jews, but that is not the tradition for Iranian Jews.
CDATA[ Jews returned to the Temple nearly 2,000 years ago, but police banned them from the site on Chanukah because of Arab fears of a Jewish takeover.
THE celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah in Cyprus are receiving a significant boost this year.