Chanukah is a lesser Jewish holiday, lasting eight days from the 25th day of Kislev (in December) and commemorating the rededication of the Temple in 165 BC by the Maccabees after its desecration by the Syrians. It is marked by the successive kindling of eight lights
First Night of Chanukah
Wednesday, Nov. 27th 2013 at 12am
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Funny Chanukah - Hanukkah Video
The dreidel or sevivon is perhaps the most famous custom associated with Hanukkah. Indeed, various rabbis have tried to find an integral connection between the dreidel and the Hanukkah story; the standard explanation is that the letters nun, gimmel, hey, shin, which appear on the dreidel in the Diaspora, stand for nes gadol haya sham--"a great miracle happened there,"while in Israel the dreidel says nun, gimmel, hey, pey,which means "a great miracle happened here."
How to Play The Dreidel Game
What Did You Get Your Loved Ones for Chanukah??
- I got my kid a model airplane. -Roberto Johnson 49
- Who cares about giving? In my opinion, it's all about receiving! -Chad Wayland 14
- I bought my wife a diamond necklace. -Omaha Gibbs 67