Feast of Dedication

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Synonyms for Feast of Dedication

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

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It is the fourth week of Easter now, but Jesus was speaking during the Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah).
This year, unusually, the Christmas season coincides with the Muslim fast month of Ramadan as well as the Jewish Feast of Dedication, Hanukkah.