Hanukkah is a religious holiday celebrated by Jewish people. This holiday is observed for eight days and nights and is also known as the Festival of Lights or the Feast of Dedication. Hanukkah typically falls between lat... More »

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the re-dedication of the temple in Jerusalem in 165 B.C.E. Syrian-Greek soldiers seized the Jewish temple, and the emperor Antiochus outlawed Judaism. Hanukkah commemorates wh... More »

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Hanukkah can be celebrated by lighting the Menorah, eating fried food, spinning the dreidel, singing songs and giving away symbolic gold coins. Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of the Maccabees, during which a single lant... More »

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Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday celebrating the rededication of the Holy Temple 21 centuries ago, lasts for eight days. The dates on which Hanukkah is celebrated are determined by the Hebrew calendar. It begins on the 25th da... More »

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the re-dedication of the temple in Jerusalem in 165 B.C.E. Syrian-Greek soldiers seized the Jewish temple, and the emperor Antiochus outlawed Judaism. Hanukkah commemorates wh... More »

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There are many differences between Christmas and Hanukkah, as Christmas is a major Christian holiday while Hanukkah was originally a minor Jewish festival. Traditionally, Christmas marks the birth of the Christian savior... More »

In Judaism, traditional Hanukkah blessings praise God. The blessings give thanks for how God protected and helped the Jewish people, especially during the season of Hanukkah. More »

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