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What is the menorah?

The original menorah was of gold and stood in the Jewish Temple, ascommanded in Exodus ch.25. It burned olive oil. For the last 2200 years, another type of menorah is the ones (MORE)
In Judaism

What is a menorah?

The menorah is a religious symbol in Judaism. The original7-branched menorah was placed in the Temple (Exodus ch.25) and itsflames burned every night. In many modern synagogue (MORE)
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Where did the menorah come from?

It was first described in Exodus ch.25. In that context it is the 7-branched menorah for the Temple, not the eight-branched Hanukkah-menorah.
In Judaism

When do you display a menorah?

If you are talking about a 9-branched Hanukkah menorah, it is usually only displayed during the eight days of Hanukkah. If you are talking about a regular 7-branched menorah (MORE)
In Judaism

What was the Menorah?

The original menorah was of gold and stood in the Jewish Temple, ascommanded in Exodus ch.25. It burned olive oil. For the last 2200 years, another type of menorah is the ones (MORE)

Why do you light the menorah?

There are 9 candles that are lit on Hanukkah. One is the helper candle ("shamash") used to light the other 8, which symbolize the 8 days of Hanukkah. A story in the Talmud ( (MORE)

Where do you buy a menorah?

A menorah can be purchased in many places. First of all, some synagogues have small gift shops, where menorahs are likely to be found. Second, most big department stores (Targ (MORE)
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What is a menorah and why is it significant?

It's the candelabra which is lit during Hanukkah. On Hanukkah, the chief celebration is for the miracle of the oil (Talmud, Shabbat 21b), which occurred during the Hasmonean (MORE)