Channukah


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Noun1.Channukah - (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BCChannukah - (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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As a Jew I have just finished commemorating Channukah, a festival that revolves around the rededication of the Temple after its desecration by the ancient Greek Empire, and is observed by the lighting of an eight branched Menorah.
Select express delivery and your selections will arrive in time for Christmas or Channukah.
This year, the children observed Channukah, Christmas, Ramadan, and Kwanzaa.