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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanukkah

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 for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of ... Shammai opined that eight candles should be lit on the first night, seven on ...

www.chabad.org/holidays/chanukah/article_cdo/aid/103929/jewish/The-Eight-Days-of-Chanukah.htm

An overview of the eight days of Chanukah (Hanukkah) - in calendar format. ... Tonight is the first Night of Chanukah After nightfall (click here for local times), ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/chanukah

The Hanukkah period lasts for eight days and is celebrated from the 25th day of Kislev to the second day of Tevet. The first night of Hanukkah (or Chanukah) ...

www.timeanddate.com/holidays/jewish/chanukah

The first day of Hanukkah marks the start of Hanukkah, also known as ... One candle is lit on the first night, two on the second, three on the third, through to the  ...

www.almanac.com/content/when-chanukah-start

One candle is lit on the first night of Chanukah, and an additional candle is lit on each successive night, until, on the eighth night, the Chanukiah is fully ...

www.vox.com/2016/12/20/14010130/hanukkah-christmas-same-day

Dec 20, 2016 ... The first night of Hanukkah falls on Christmas Eve this year — the first ... or 30 days, Hanukkah begins on the same night every year: the 25th of ...

www.myjewishlearning.com/article/hanukkah-2017

Hanukkah 2017 begins at sunset on Tuesday, December 12, and ends at sundown ... oil to illuminate the Temple lamp for one day, and yet it lasted for eight full days. ... We celebrate Hanukkah at home by lighting the menorah (each night we ...

www.romper.com/p/why-do-christmas-eve-the-first-night-of-hanukkah-fall-on-the-same-night-this-year-24616

Dec 12, 2016 ... But this year, Hanukkah and Christmas are pretty darn close. In fact, Christmas Eve and the first night of Hanukkah fall on the same day this ...

www.aish.com/atr/One_Night_of_Chanukah.html

There may be another reason why the first night is the one to focus on. Chanukah is celebrated for eight days to commemorate the one-day supply of oil that ...