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Start of Chanukah

Sunday, 2 December 2018

Also known has Hanukkah - a big Jewish festival that runs over eight nights during which time the candles of the menorah (hanukiyah) are lit. It is customary also to play dreidel (like a spinning top) and eat fried foods like potato latkes or doughnuts.

In the classroom: What is a menorah? See how the menorah should be lit during Hanukkah (the dates on the previous link are not for 2016, but the information is really good.) Explore the Jewish faith on World Book.

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