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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It was "a very Jewish life" lived within a Catholic enclave, with all the festivals - Chanukkah, Passover and the rest - "quite naturally observed".
The Eid stamp is part of the Postal Service's series of holiday stamps marking Christmas, Chanukkah and Kwanzaa as well as the two eids.
28) He also referred positively in his prison letters to the Jewish festivals of Passover and Chanukkah and their connection with struggles for freedom.