began at the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem in the 2nd century B.C., to commemorate the miracle of the oil that allowed the temple's menorah to remain lit for 8 days.
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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 ...
It is a joyful celebration which encourages much eating, singing and rejoicing; a happy time when family comes together to commemorate the holiday by lighting a candle for each of the eight days of the celebration, exchange gifts and eat special symbolic foods .
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Hanukkah is one of the few Jewish holidays not mentioned in the Bible. The story
of how Hanukkah came to be is contained in the books of 1 and 2 Maccabees, ...
We celebrate Hanukkah – also called the Festival of Lights – for eight days. ...
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The history, the observances, and the inner signifincance -- in 300 words and 29
Discover the how, when and where of the Chanukah (Hanukkah) miracle. ... The
Chanukah Story (Audio). by Chaim Clorfene and ... A biblical history of the Jews.
First and foremost, Hanukkah is a historical, nationalist holiday. It commemorates
the successful rebellion, in the second century B.C.E., of a clan of Jewish ...