Chanukkah


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Noun1.Chanukkah - (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BCChanukkah - (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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The first candle on menorahs across the world will be lit on Saturday, marking the start of Hanukkah, or Chanukkah.
I'm a creature of habit, and would probably stick with this layout until the day that magazine technology evolves so far that we beam issues directly into people's brains, but our art department gave me an early Chanukkah gift by coming up with a new look and feel for the magazine.
Perry details in well researched illustrations and stories how Christmas became a celebration that even liberal Jews could feel at ease joining as they combine, even if a bit ironically, Weihnachten with Chanukkah, to get the celebration of Weihnukka.