Channukkah


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Noun1.Channukkah - (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BCChannukkah - (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews
Chislev, Kislev - the third month of the civil year; the ninth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in November and December)
Tebet, Tevet - the fourth month of the civil year; the tenth month of the ecclesiastical year (in December and January)
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4) There has been a proliferation of historical and cultural studies on Jews in Italy; fictional and biographical accounts of the Jewish experience; the institution in 2000 of the Giorno della Memoria, celebrated every January 27 in commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz; and the recognition of religious difference at the regional level, such as the inclusion at Channukkah of a channukkiah in Piazza Barberini in Rome.
They depict religious signs and traditions that are readily identified by general audiences as components of Judaism, including the tallit [prayer shawl], the menorah, the synagogue, and Channukkah.
Conventions used as signposts of this integration, or interpreted to give new meaning to Carbone's situation include the synagogue, Channukkah, the channukkiah, and the tallit.