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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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As we celebrate Canada 150 and our rich diversity, Hanukkah is an ideal opportunity for us all to reflect on the blessings and freedom we enjoy, and turn our thoughts to those around the world still facing tyranny and oppression.
Blessing Three: The third blessing should also be uttered when the Hanukkah menorah is first lit each year.
Hanukkah starts on the 25th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev, which may occur anywhere from late November to late December in our Gregorian calendar.
Hanukkah commemorates the rededication of the Jewish Temple by the Maccabees after their victory over Syrian oppressors.
The many photographs in the book show how Hanukkah celebration has inspired humor and creativity and relied on familiar tropes of celebration.
After the service in the Synagogue, the special celebration continued with a Hanukkah Night at the Jerusalem Hall of the Jewish Culture Center in Sofia.
Hanukkah is a major holiday for American Jews, largely because it falls near Christmas and the gift-giving that pervades Christmas can be handled by Jews as a Hanukkah event.
At Temple Judea in Tarzana and West Hills, 100 preschoolers have been making menorahs to herald all the miracles of Hanukkah.
When Miss Cooley, the most ancient teacher of music in the history of the world (some believed her to be 125, but I personally thought that estimate was low), taught us "Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah," it was as though she had pulled back a curtain of mystery and given us a peek into the lives and traditions of our Jewish classmates.
Hanukkah celebrates a miracle that happened long, long ago.
The next time you look at the moon around Hanukkah, think that you are looking at "Hanukkah Moon.
Cuando Isobel es invitada a pasar con tia Luisa el Hanukkah, no esta segura de que esperar.
Candle Lighting Celebration: Carlton Fields was the name sponsor of the fifth annual Hanukkah Community Candle Lighting celebration to kick off the eight-day Festival of Lights December 26 at CityPlace in West Palm Beach.
Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights, an eight-night celebration that brings light, joy and hope into the darkness of winter.
For the holidays, Aroma Naturals, Irvine, CA, offers Christmas and Hanukkah candle gift sets made from food-grade paraffin wax and essential oils.