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Is Hanukkah a national holiday?

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June 18, 2015 7:29PM

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

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June 18, 2015 7:27PM

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.