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 Dedicati...
Hanukkah is celebrated with prayer, giving to charity, eating special food like latkes, rugelach and sufganiyot, by lighting the candles of the menorah, and by playing with traditional toys like the dreidel.
The festival of Hanukkah was instituted to celebrate this event. Judah ordered the
Temple to be cleansed, a new altar to be built in place of the polluted one and ...
The series of historical events leading to the celebration of Hanukkah appear in
... of the Maccabees, which records the origins of the Hanukkah story and of the ...
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We celebrate Hanukkah – also called the Festival of Lights – for eight days. The
Hanukkah menorah holds nine candles, one for each of the eight nights and an ...
The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah
commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second
Temple in ...
How to Celebrate Hanukkah. Hanukkah, a wintertime holiday in Judaism, is also
known as the Jewish "festival of lights" as its focus is on lighting the eight ...
Hanukkah (alternately spelled Chanukah), meaning "dedication" in Hebrew,
refers to the joyous eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the ...
Unlike many Jewish holidays, Hanukkah (also known as the Festival of Lights) is
not mentioned in the Bible. The historical events upon which the celebration is ...