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 ...
Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Its history and how it is celebrated.
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!
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
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 ...
Dec 10, 2013 ... As the way we celebrate Christmas shifted over time, so too did our celebrations
of Hanukkah. In short, they both became more commercial.