Hanukah


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  • noun

Synonyms for Hanukah

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

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During my visit to Eichler's Judaica, I observed several Haredi children perusing comic books, and I also saw many comic books bought as presents for Hanukah.
uk The college promotes a variety of events throughout the calendar year which includes different activities consisting of displays and promotional events in order to celebrate a variety of religious festivals such as Eid-ul-fitr and (Muslim), Divali (Hindu), Hanukah and Passover (Jewish), Chinese New Year and the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival, Baisakhi (Sikh), Wesak (Buddhist) and Christmas (Christian).
During the contest Prime Minister Netanyahu also announced that there will be a Bible contest for adults on Hanukah this year, an event which for the past several decades has not taken place.
In Poland today there is a vibrant Jewish revival with a 10-foot tall Menorah being lit in the center of Warsaw during Hanukah, and Germany has become, according to the New York Times, Aoa country where Jews want to live.
More than 60% of gifts are given to coincide with Christmas, Hanukah or the Islamic festival of Eid.
CDATA[ Or Ba'heichal - The Jewish oriented alternative to the wave of secular musicals and plays on Hanukah.
Applesauce; The Funky gold Menorah; Bubbie's Mi Yimalet; Eight; A Land Called Sufaniyot; Dear Hanukah Harry; Mac A.
Movies like My Big Fat Greek Wedding celebrate heritage, and the popular TV show The OC introduced Chrismukkah, a blend between Christmas and Hanukah.
In short, it can be determined that this royal stele originated in the city of Maresha, and adds important archaeological evidence and historical context to understanding the period leading up to the Maccabean Revolt, an event celebrated each year on the holiday of Hanukah.
At its best, operation "Cast Lead" (the Hebrew term relates to the current Hanukah holiday, besides sounding appropriate in military terms) will deliver a few more months of cease-fire and tenuous coexistence between Islamist Gaza and its surroundings.
The lighting for Eid is an annual event in the same tradition of the Empire State Building's yearly lightings for Christmas and Hanukah.
So in the true spirit of Winterval, may I wish all the readers a Merry Christmas, Eid Mubarak, Happy Hanukah and Solstice blessings as well as anything else
The program will include presentations from nine different faith traditions, including a Hanukah candlelighting ceremony and a special reading of the nativity story by Rick Dancer.
Special dates include Christmas, Hanukah, Mother's Day, Father's Day, etc.
Reception Year looked at Divali, Year 1 Hanukah and Year 2 Shabbat and the children participated in a Holi festival.