When Is Hanukkah And What Does It Celebrate?

The eight-day Jewish celebration, also known as the Festival of Lights, begins on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 12, and ends on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 20.        

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    Chanukah begins Sun. night, Dec. 2, 2018 and continues through Monday, December 10, 2018. Chanukah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods.
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    : an 8-day Jewish holiday beginning on the 25th of Kislev and commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem after its defilement by Antiochus of Syria
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    In contemporary Israel, Hanukkah is a national holiday, and students present plays, sing holiday songs, and have parties.Schools are closed, and menorahs are displayed atop such prominent buildings as the Israeli parliament, the Knesset.A highlight of the eight-day festival is an annual relay from Modiʿin to Jerusalem.
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  • Hanukkah | ReformJudaism.org
    Hanukkah, one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays, is a festive eight-day celebration that for many people falls during the darkest, coldest season of the year.
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