Traditional foods for Hannukah include crispy latkes, fresh doughnuts, kugel, challah and beef brisket. Also known as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is an 8-day Jewish holiday that celebrates the rededication of the Ho... More »

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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"This holiday commemorates the re-dedication of the holy Temple in Jerusalem following the Jewish victory over the Syrian-Greeks in 165 B.C.E.," reports About.com. Although Hanukkah does not have the religious importance... More »

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 »

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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Hanukkah in 2014 begins Dec. 16th and ends Dec. 24th. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the rebuilding of the holy temple, called the Second Temple. More »

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