Chanukah-Hanukkah

Channukah 2018 photo’s:

Some of our congregations chanukiah:

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Chanukah, meaning “dedication” in Hebrew, refers to the joyous eight-day celebration during which Jews
commemorate the victory of the Macabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E.
and the subsequent liberation and “re-dedication” of the Temple in Jerusalem.

The modern home celebration of Chanukah centers around the lighting of the chanukiah.

 

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