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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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R) decorative baseballs, announces the release of the line's First Annual, Limited Edition Collectible 2007 Holiday Ball, as well as first- time designs celebrating Hannukah and Kwanzaa.
Jeff and Susan Gusinow's latest Hannukah card simultaneously shares a family milestone and lampoons a California politician.
Hannukah treats, refreshments and song sheets also provided.
22 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of years they've wandered, wondering why there hasn't been a popularized Hannukah toy for Jewish girls and boys .
We expect P-Brains to be one of our hottest holiday items; they make great Christmas and Hannukah gifts or stocking stuffers.
At a candle-lighting ceremony to mark the Jewish festival of Hannukah, the 10-year-old mixed breed also took a snip at a member of parliament from Netanyahu's Likud party.
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.
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.
It's a lovely seasonal Hannukah tale for ages 5 and older who have good reading skills or parental read-aloud assistance--the latter being the better choice for fully exploring the story's underlying message.
This year things are a little different with both Hannukah and Thanksgiving being celebrated on the same day.
Hannukah 2013, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, is the earliest it's been in over three decades
In addition, with Hannukah beginning in November this year there is some spending that has been pulled forward and likely added a boost to the early November shopping period.