Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy
Temple (the ..... The festival of Hanukkah was instituted to celebrate this event.
To know the answer for why Hanukkah is celebrated, we would have to trace its
history. The history of Hanukkah dates back to 165 BC. During that period, the ...
Chanukah -- the eight-day festival of light that begins on the eve of the 25th of the
Jewish month of ... Happy Hanukkah to everyone celebrating around the world!
Originally, the sages who established Chanukah instituted ...
Hanukkah or Chanukah is the Jewish Festival of Lights. It dates back to ... In the
western calendar Hanukkah is celebrated in November or December. The word ...
Hanukkah (sometimes transliterated Chanukkah) is a Jewish holiday celebrated
for eight days and nights. It starts on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev, ...
Today, people celebrate Hanukkah to remember defeating the Syrians and
reviving the Temple of Jerusalem. Hanukkah is celebrated for eight days to mark
Reprinted with permission from Celebrating the Jewish Year: The Winter
Holidays, published by Jewish Publication Society. When the Greeks entered the
Let Your Light So Shine: Why Christians Should celebrate Chanukah.
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 ...