- n (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC
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- 5 things you might not think Apple should be thankful for
Today, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving and Hanukah, a rare occurrence they overlap. We reflect on the things we feel -- or should be -- grateful. Ahead of the holiday meal I served up "13 things for which Google gives thanks" and colleagues Wayne Williams and Alan Buckingham "5 things to be thankful for in Windows 8.1" and "5 products I'm thankful for", respectively. I would be remiss ignoring ...
Nov. 28, 2013 - BetaNews
- How Valley Jewish families will combine the celebrations
Some Valley families won't just be celebrating Thanksgiving. Thursday also marks the beginning of Hanukah.
Nov. 28, 2013 - KFSN-TV Fresno
- Holidays overlap for first time in 100 years
This year, for the first time in almost 100 years, Thanksgiving and Hanukah overlap. Because the overlap is so rare, there are virtually no established customs around how one should best combine the two celebrations.
Nov. 28, 2013 - Redding Pilot
- Dalton McGuinty in Sunday Times.au
It doesn't offend anyone when we celebrate Diwali at Queen's Park (the Ontario provincial legislature) or celebrate Hanukah at Queen's Park,Mr McGuinty said. "That's part and parcel of who we are."
- Gilad Shalit in Jerusalem Post
Hanukah speaks to the values long held by Jews and by Americans-faith and freedom of religion. It is also the ultimate story of light prevailing over dark. In this sometimes 'dark' atmosphere of Washington, DC, the light of the menorah is welcomed... John Ensign http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ensign&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGI2IXSm0k61BV-nBDofeUe0Rj0JQ Jewish Telegraphic Agency (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://blogs.jta.org/politics/article/2009/12/17/1009793/reid-ensign-light-menorah-in-the-capitol&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFEl8ScMMRlcBGoznYu73wB5QFuCA Dec 17, 2009
45374 61855 hanukah Gilad, I hope to light the first candle of Hanukah with you," an emotional Noam Shalit answered when asked by reporters in Paris what message he would like to send to his son Gilad, the IDF soldier held hostage by Hamas since a cross-border...