Feast of Dedication


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

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Which Jewish festival is also known as the Feast of Dedication?
Which Jewish festival is also known as the Feast of Dedication? Malcolm McDowell - see Question 9 ANSWERS: 1 Crystal Palace; 2 Director of the CIA; 3 It is hairless; 4 France; 5 Champion; 6 Al Capone's; 7 The Baptist Church; 8 Tea; 9 A Clockwork Orange; 10 Hanukkah.
It is the fourth week of Easter now, but Jesus was speaking during the Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah).
During this past week, Jewish friends have been celebrating Hanukkah - commemorating a particular event in their history - a festival known also as "The Feast of Dedication".
This year, unusually, the Christmas season coincides with the Muslim fast month of Ramadan as well as the Jewish Feast of Dedication, Hanukkah.