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Synonyms for Hanukah

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

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The Hanukah candles were lit by Prime Minister Netanyahu who in his speech referred to the recent discovery of the seal of the Jewish King Hezekiah described in our Tanakh which is another proof of our connection with the Land of Israel.
The "operation" took place during the days of the Hanukah celebration, which makes both the title of the poem and the name of the operation function as a profoundly cynical linguistic reference, implying indirectly that the "operation" was the Israel Defense Forces' "gift" for the holidays.
For Hanukah, Jonathan Adler offers a blue, Lucite cube menorah, as well as an array of mod, ceramic-animal menorahs.
the Muslim holy place in Jerusalem, during the Jewish Hanukah holiday.
8220;Our staff has worked very hard to make this Thanksgiving and Hanukah a memorable day for all.
In 2013, the Jewish "Festival of Lights" holiday of Hanukah spelled Chanukah, Hanukah, and Hanukkah starts on November 27 Wednesday evening.
The salesman at Eichlers's Judaica in Borough Park, Brooklyn, where I came across the book, told me that the book was a bestseller as a favorite Hanukah present among ultra-Orthodox Jews.
On the wall to the left of the platform is another original fixture, the menorah that commemorates Hanukah, the holiday of the lights.
According to documents revealed by a Canadian newspaper this week, terrorists were planning an operation in Golders Green or Stamford Hill during Hanukah.
Vegan for the Holidays" is an inspired collection of vegan recipes for traditional celebration feasts, such as Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year's Day.
In Elizabeth, New Jersey, for example, the National Jewish Post reported that a Reform temple, Beth El, had "launched the community's first Hanukah workshop for public school principals and teachers" to learn the history and customs of the Festival of Lights.
Wishing Happy Hanukah will not harm the employer's self-respect and may well contribute to employee self-esteem.
Thus, the inflow draws itself out to up to nearly two months, covering Catholic and Orthodox Christmas, and Israeli Hanukah.
Pupils from Westborough High School and Spring Grove Primary were joined by community members to make Diwali lanterns, Hanukah candlesticks, Muslim prayer books and other items.
In the Christmas and Hanukah cases, the Court viewed the display of secular and religious symbols as creating a sort of forum, in which government could be taken to send multiple messages.