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Jewish Holidays and Fesitivals: Chanukah

This year Chanukah (Hanukkah) begins at sundown on December 8 and ends on December 16. Use this site to learn many things about the traditions and history of this Jewish holiday. Find out about the Menorah, the history behind it, and how it is used in the celebration. As with many Jewish holidays, food is an important part of the tradition, so you can find many recipes for latkes, rugelach, sufganiyot, and blintzes. Read the story of Chanukah and learn the history of the dreidel and how to spin it.

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