Chislev


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Noun1.Chislev - the third month of the civil year; the ninth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in November and December)
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Channukah, Channukkah, Chanukah, Chanukkah, Feast of Dedication, Feast of Lights, Feast of the Dedication, Festival of Lights, Hannukah, Hanukah, Hanukkah - (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
Jewish calendar month - a month in the Jewish calendar
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As we know, Palestine too was hit by this wave in the second century before Christ: on 25 Chislev (= December) 168 CE a statue of the god of the kingdoms of Syria, Zeus Hypsistos, was raised on the altar of burned offering in the temple of Jerusalem and worshipped as a representation of the God of Israel.