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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 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 ...
Learn about Chanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Learn the rules for playing
dreidel and a recipe for latkes (potato pancakes).
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, 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
Dec 5, 2015 ... Hanukkah starts Dec. 6 and runs until Dec. 14. Here are a few things to know
about the holiday.