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Synonyms for Chanukah

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

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Chabad of the Valley's CityWalk Chanukah celebration will also showcase live entertainment from top Jewish music artists from around the world, including:
Today, that unprecedented public display of Chanukah has become a staple of Jewish cultural and religious life, forever altering the American practice and perception of the festival.
Rick Perry commemorates the start of Chanukah in his own particular idiom
The Chief Rabbi of Cyprus Rabbi Arie Zeev Raskin was privileged with the kindling of the traditional Chanukah candelabrum, the Menorah.
I remember, as a child, thinking that someone had made a horrible mistake, when Chanukah was early.
Eugene Jewish Community - The annual event, "CHappy CHanukah CHootenanny" at Saraha Second Night of Chanukah, will be from 5:30 p.
This event has been organised by the Solihull Partnership to help mark the celebration of Chanukah as part of its Solihull Faiths' Festival Programme.
Charlotte is not willing to give up, however, and finds a way to share the joys of both Christmas and Chanukah with one of her classmates.
Giving gifts on all the eight nights of Chanukah has become one of the most common and popular norms for American Jews, but that is not the tradition for Iranian Jews.
CDATA[ Im Tirzu activists brought donuts and Chanukah cheer to soldiers at the controversial security barrier at Na'alin.
THE celebrations of the Jewish holiday of Chanukah in Cyprus are receiving a significant boost this year.
Kwanzaa, for those who prefer a celebration rooted elsewhere than Europe--Christianity's origins are in the Middle East but Christmas celebrations as we know them were fashioned in Europe--and Chanukah, grossly incorrectly perceived as the "Jewish Christmas".
Lamstein, Sarah Marwil THE LETTER ON THE WIND: A Chanukah Tale.
The Festival of Lights is an annual Jewish community celebrating Chanukah.
He begins his discussion by looking at how the Ten Commandments have been turned into a marketing icon, and proceeds through intelligent design, Christmas and Chanukah, and France and Iran.