Hanukkah

 

Hanukkah is a holiday celebrated in late November or in early December. The story that goes with this holiday has many versions. The versions only differ because they say the miracle happened at different times; before the battle, during the battle, or after the battle. One tale is that after the Jews (the people who celebrate Hanukkah) defeated the Syrians in a war, they went back to their destroyed temple. They were trying to rebuild the temple, but only had enough oil to light all of the lamps for one night only. The miracle was that the oil for the lamps lasted eight nights instead of one night. Today in memory of them we eat latkes, play dreidel, light the menorah, and sing songs.

Such as:

Rock Of Ages

I Have A Little Dreidel

and

Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah

 

 

 

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