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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the ..... Hanukkah is celebrated with a series of rituals that are performed every day throughout the 8-day holiday, some are family-based and others communal ...

www.history.com/topics/holidays/hanukkah

The eight-day Jewish celebration known as Hanukkah or Chanukah commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in ...

www.hanukkahcelebrations.com/why-is-hanukkah-celebrated.html

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 ...

www.chabad.org/holidays/chanukah/article_cdo/aid/102911/jewish/What-Is-Hanukkah.htm

Chanukah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods. The Hebrew word ...

reformjudaism.org/hanukkah-history

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 ...

metro.co.uk/2016/12/23/what-is-hanukkah-and-why-is-it-celebrated-6341546

Dec 23, 2016 ... Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah, is the Jewish Festival Of Lights. The date it's celebrated changes each year, depending on the Western ...

www.thoughtco.com/what-is-hanukkah-2076477

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, ...

newsfeed.time.com/2011/12/20/why-hanukkah-is-the-most-celebrated-jewish-holiday-in-america

Dec 20, 2011 ... Even though listed officially as a “minor” Jewish holiday, Hanukkah has turned into the most celebrated Jewish holiday in the U.S. There's ...

www.myjewishlearning.com/article/hanukkah-history

The story of how Hanukkah came to be is contained in the books of 1 and 2 Maccabees, which are not part of the .... Celebrating Hanukkah during the Holocaust.