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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Learn about Chanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Learn the rules for playing
dreidel and a recipe for latkes (potato pancakes).
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
Many Jewish communities in the United States observe the first day of Hanukkah,
which marks the start of Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or Festival of ...
By Ariela Pelaia. Hanukkah (sometimes transliterated Chanukkah) is a Jewish
holiday celebrated for eight days and nights. It starts on the 25th of the Jewish ...
In the Jewish religion, Hanukkah is one of the few holidays that is not instituted in
the Torah. It commemorates a post-biblical event: the victory of the Maccabees ...