What Is the Meaning of Chanukah?

Answer The word Chanukah or Hanukkah means rededication, in the case of the holiday rededication of the temple after the Maccabees' victory over the Greek-Syrians. It is an eight-day long Jewish holiday t... Read More »

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How to Light a Chanukah Menorah?

The most central feature of the Jewish Festival of Lights is the Chanukiya. (It is commonly referred to as a Menorah, but this is incorrect, see below.) On the first night of Chanukah, two lights a... Read More »

Decorating the House for Chanukah or Christmas?

The month of December is the heart of holiday season. Chanukah, or Hanukkah, is the Jewish festival of light that begins in late November or early December and lasts eight days. Christmas is the Ch... Read More »