hanukkah hanukkah  /ˈhɑ nə kə/


  • (n) (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC


  1. The Feelies mark final Fourth at Maxwell's

    Feelies 4th of July shows predate the fabled Yo La Tengo Hanukkah shows in Maxwell's lore
    on July 3, 2013     Source: The Jersey Journal

  2. Surprisingly, Jewish Hanukkah menorah now a favorite Irish Christmas tradition

    Finding Jews in Ireland is not an easy task. Of Ireland’s 4.4 million people, only 2,000 or so are Jewish. But finding a menorah, the eight branched candle that celebrates Hanukkah – that’s a cinch.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Irish Central

  3. Chef Gilligan's Hanukkah doughnuts

    This Saturday, the 12th is the first day of Hanukkah or Chanukah, I don’t really know why there are two different spellings of this holiday and the only reason I can think of is that you can get rid of the 2 K’s in the first version when you are playing scrabble!
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Irish Central

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  1. "I know time frames are dicey, but they said anywhere from mid December to January 1, I'll be back by then at 100 percent," Arenas posted in the entry. "I should be, if everything goes well. So that's the Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanza present I'm...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Gilbert Arenas Source: Washington Post

  2. "Hanukkah is not only a time to celebrate the faith and customs of the Jewish people, but for people of all faiths to celebrate the common aspirations we share," said Mr. Obama.
    on Dec 11, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News (blog)

  3. "Laura and I are honored to have this Hanukkah menorah here at the White House," Bush said. "It's a symbol that the White House is the people's house, and it belongs to Americans of all faith."
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

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