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What is Hanukkah?

Hanukkah (חנוכה) is the Hebrew word for "dedication." It is the eight-day long festival of lights that is celebrated inJudaism. It is one of the most joyous hol (MORE)

When is Hanukkah?

Hanukkah always begins on the same date in the Hebrew calendar -the 25th of Kislev, which is the day the Maccabees re-dedicated thetemple over 2,150 years ago. Hanukkah lasts (MORE)

What is Hanukkah about?

Chanukah is about rededicating ourselves to G-d. We celebrate this day to remember the day we won back our rights and our ability to learn and keep the Torah. We rededicated t (MORE)

Why is Hanukkah called Hanukkah?

Hanukkah or Chanukah literally means re-dedication. On Chanukkah we re-dedicated the Temple. So too, every Chanukkah each and every Jew re-dedicates himself! So you ask. "What (MORE)
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What does Hanukkah?

The Seleucids (Syrian-Greeks) under Antiochus Epiphanes (2nd century BCE), at the instigation of the Hellenizers, had forbidden various Torah-practices in Judea, such as Sabba (MORE)

What does Hanukkah remember?

The Seleucids (Syrian-Greeks) under Antiochus Epiphanes (2ndcentury BCE), at the instigation of the Hellenizers, had forbiddenvarious Torah-practices such as Sabbath-observanc (MORE)
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Why give Hanukkah cards on Hanukkah?

The same reason you would give out other holiday cards. It is done to celebrate the joyous holiday and remember the miracle that occurred so many years ago. It is a way to say (MORE)

Why do you have Hanukkah?

It's a Jewish celebration. Here is its background: The Seleucids (Syrian-Greeks) under Antiochus Epiphanes (2ndcentury BCE), at the instigation of the Hellenizers, had forbidd (MORE)

What was the Hanukkah?

The Seleucids (Syrian-Greeks) under Antiochus Epiphanes (2nd century BCE), at the instigation of the Hellenizers, had forbidden various Torah-practices in Judea, such as Sabba (MORE)