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Chanukah

 Chanukah began on the 25th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev. Chanukah commemorates the Jewish Maccabees' military victory over the Greeks and the rededication of the second temple, which had been desecrated by the Greeks, to the worship of God. Hanukkah is a celebration of Jewish national survival and religious freedom. 

 
For eight nights we light the Menorah ( Hanukkiah), one candle on the first night and an additional candle each night. On the eight's night all candles are lit.
 
We lit the Menorah (with the blessings) by the window to publicize the miracle of Hanukah. It is also a tradition to sing songs after the lighting.
 
The traditional Hanukkah food is rich in oil ( Soofganyut- Chanukah doughnuts and latkes-potato pancakes) to commemorate the miracle of the oil that burned for eight days.

 

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