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Synonyms for Hanukkah

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

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Hence the Jews light one candle on the first night of Hanukkah and additional candles each night until the menorah is ablaze with flickering candles.
On the disc, Ellis puts a jazzy twist on festival-of-lights classics (some done in medley form) sung in both English and Hebrew, while in the parody, `` 'Twas The Night Before Hanukkah,'' Ellis throws in a dash of Yiddish.
Jay Randy Gordon, the Founder of Hanukkah Hoops and the Chairman of the Boards, announced the Advisory Board which includes media icon and sports agent legend Leigh Steinberg , Steve Baker (Baker Sports), Attorneys Tad Devlin (Gordon & Rees) and John D.
That said, individuals or businesses that use ``happy holidays'' are merely acknowledging that, in addition to Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's and other holidays are celebrated this time of year.
We are celebrating the miracle of the oil that lasted for eight days, so everything we eat during Hanukkah - the latkes and the jelly doughnuts - everything is fried in oil.
19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio will broadcast Radio Hanukkah, the nation's only channel devoted exclusively to Hanukkah and Jewish culture and featuring leaders from the Jewish community, prominent artists and beloved celebrities.
Hanukkah commemorates the victorious battle of the Jewish Maccabees to reclaim that temple and win religious freedom for the Jews.
4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coinciding with the Jewish festival of Hanukkah, XM, the nation's leading satellite radio service with more than 7 million subscribers, will offer the first-ever national broadcast channel devoted exclusively to Jewish culture.
Sold out last Hanukkah in just 10 days, THE MENSCH ON A BENCH, the brainchild of former toy marketing executive turned entrepreneur, Neal Hoffman, is ready to put more fun into Hanukkah for everyone this holiday season.
The last time Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlapped was in 1888.
Hanukkah 2012 starts at sunset on Saturday and ends at sunset Sunday, Dec.
Eight Wild Nights" is a story about Hanukkah as told from a child's point of view.
STEVENSON RANCH -- A community menorah in Stevenson Ranch, still on display a week after Hanukkah ended, was vandalized a third time.
Adults will tell you that Hanukkah is all about celebrating family bonds, freedom and light over darkness.
Choose from a wide array of design themes including Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter and New Year's to customize the look and feel.