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The Chanukah story, Chanukah observances, Chanukah FAQs and the menorah lighting procedure in succinct form -- with a plethora of links that lead to the unabridged version...

Chanukah Basics

Chanukah Basics

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What is Hanukkah?
With a Medley of Chanukah Links
The history, the observances, and the inner signifincance -- in 300 words and 29 links
The Menorah
Make Light!
The menorah lighting was instituted as a publicity strategy: advertising to the entire world that G‑d makes miracles for those who stand up for truth and justice. Find out how this mitzvah is done . . .
Chanukah Observances
Latkes, donuts, dreidels & more
Foods, gifts, games, and prayers . . . Learn about Chanukah’s varied customs and traditions.
Chanukah FAQs
What does the holiday of Chanukah celebrate? How is it spelled, Chanukah or Hanukkah? What does the word Chanukah mean? What is the ninth candle for? Is Chanukah a major Jewish holiday? Answers to these questions and more . . .
Chanukah Event Search
Browse hundreds of listings of Chanukah events in tens of countries. Find an event near you, and celebrate hanukkah with friends. Featuring public menorah lightings, parties, workshops, and more...
Hanukkah Glossary
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