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Noun1.Hannukah - (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BCHannukah - (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 said the centre organised the Bahrain delegation's visit to Jerusalem, during which members were pictured at a traditional Hannukah candle lighting ceremony, and described the opening of direct, non-political contacts with Bahrain.
The eight-day Jewish holiday of Hannukah begins at sundown tonight.
Broekman, who runs a public relations firm from his home office, had just an hour to get his family out of the house, grabbing hard drives and Pokemon cards and leaving behind a pile of Hannukah presents.
Mitzvah" is Hebrew word commonly used to refer to good deeds born from human kindness, and the noble spirit of joyful giving radiates from this delightful album ideal for young listeners ages 3-7, perfect for the Hannukah holiday season
Each evening throughout Hannukah, a local rabbi will conduct the lighting of a menorah at Livingston Library.
It was a very special moment to be in the Synagogue in Manama to light the second candle for Hannukah with members of the Bahrain Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities joining together," he indicated.
MON 07 IT'S the first day of Hannukah and members of Merseyside's Jewish community will be celebrating the miracle of the sanctified oil with the lighting of one candle or oil lamp.
Hershel and the Hannukah Goblins, adapt: Scott Zenreich; music: Patrick Emile; dir: Scott Zenreich.
The eight-limbed candelabra is lit on the Hannukah [sic] festival to commemorate a Jewish victory over foreign occupiers 2400 years ago.
Basy Fogelman, 9, of Worcester, Massachusetts, and Simmy Hershkop, 11, of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, read their prize-winning essays on what Hannukah means to them.
This year things are a little different with both Hannukah and Thanksgiving being celebrated on the same day.
There was a parade of light from world festivals like Hallowe''en, bonfire night, Christmas, Divali, Hannukah and the Chinese New Year (tmc121113ashbrow) | EYES ON THE WORLD: Six-year-old Steven Vaughan holds the boomerang as Thurstonland Beavers chart the progress of HMS Beaver (tmc121113thurstonland)