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Hanukkah---What do you mean by Hanukkah?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 13 Mar '13 05:48 pm
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Hanukkah or Chanukah is the Jewish Festival of Lights. It dates back to two centuries before the beginning of Christianity. It is an eight day holiday starting on the 25th night of the Jewish month of Kislev

Hanukka celebrates the miraculous victory over religious persecution in the Holy Land and also commemorates the re-dedication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem and the miracle of the burning oil. This is where the oil of the menorah (the candelabrum in the temple) miraculously burned for eight days, even though there was only enough oil for one day.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 13 Mar '13 05:57 pm

 
  
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Hanukkah or Chanukah is the Jewish Festival of Lights. It dates back to two centuries before the beginning of Christianity. It is an eight day holiday starting on the 25th night of the Jewish month of Kislev
Answered by Quest, 14 Mar '13 01:21 pm

 
  
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Hanukkah or Chanukah is the Jewish Festival of Lights. It dates back to two centuries before the beginning of Christianity. It is an eight day holiday starting on the 25th night of the Jewish month of Kislev
Answered by vedprakash sharma, 14 Mar '13 03:17 am

 
  
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Jewish Festival of Lights
Answered by iqbal seth, 13 Mar '13 08:19 pm

 
  
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Hanukkah (sometimes transliterated Chanukkah) is a Jewish holiday celebrated for eight days and nights. It starts on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev, which coincides with late November-late December on the secular calendar.

In Hebrew, the word "hanukkah" means "dedication." The name reminds us that this holiday commemorates the re-dedication of the holy Temple in Jerusalem following the Jewish victory over the Syrian-Greeks in 165 B.C.E.
Answered by anil garg, 13 Mar '13 06:31 pm

 
  
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Fstival in jews
Answered by conviction, 13 Mar '13 05:49 pm

 
  
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