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Hanukkah

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Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. Hanukkah is observed ...

Hanukkah - Holidays - HISTORY.com

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Did You Know? The story of Hanukkah does not appear in the Torah because the events that inspired the holiday occurred after it was written. It is, however ...

Hanukkah: History | ReformJudaism.org

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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 ...

The Story of Chanukah - The Chanukah Story - Chanukah - Hanukkah

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In order to relate the story that led up to Chanukah, we shall start with Antiochus III, the King of ... Helyodros did not listen and entered the gate of the Temple.

When did Hanukkah become important to American Jews? - Straight ...

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Did American Jews celebrate Hanukkah at all in the early 20th century? .... population density of Jews wasn't yet large enough to jump start the ...

Hanukkah - The Jewish Festival of Lights -- Christmas Customs and ...

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(Hanukkah is the Jewish word for 'dedication'.) Hanukkah last for eight days and starts on the 25th of Kislev, the month in the Jewish calendar that occurs at ...

Judaism 101: Chanukkah

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Learn about Chanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Learn the rules for playing dreidel and a recipe for latkes (potato pancakes).

When does Chanukah Start in 2015 (Hanukkah) | The Old Farmer's ...

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Chanukah is the eight-day festival of light which starts each year on the 25th of Jewish month of Kislev. This festival commemorates the rededication of the ...

Hanukkah - Fact Monster

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Hanukkah, the "Festival of Lights," starts on the 25th day of the Jewish calendar month of Kislev and lasts for eight days and nights. In 2015, Hanukkah begins at  ...

Hanukkah 2015: When Does The Jewish Holiday Start And How Is It ...

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Dec 5, 2015 ... Hanukkah starts Dec. 6 and runs until Dec. 14. Here are a few things to know about the holiday.

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Hanukkah 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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Hanukkah History - My Jewish Learning

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The Maccabees Hanukkah is one of the few Jewish holidays not mentioned in ... which they did on the 25th of the month of Kislev in the year 164 B.C.E. Since ...

When did Chanukah become an official Jewish holiday? - Questions ...

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... the Maccabees in 139 BCE, but when did Jews start kindling Chanukah lights, eating ... So on the next year, 138 BCE, Chanukah was celebrated for the first ...

Hanukkah History ~ History of the Hanukkah Celebration

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Hanukkah is traditionally celebrated starting on the 25th day of the Hebrew month .... While he didn't accomplish that, he did manage to gain complete control of ...