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Answered 2015-06-18 19:27:28

It is a Jewish religious holiday. It is not considered a bank holiday in Israel, but the holiday is widely celebrated among the Jewish population during its 8 days in Israel and worldwide.

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Answered 2015-06-18 19:29:02

In Israel, schools are closed during Hanukkah, though businesses are open.See also:

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