Hanukkah (/ ˈ h ɑː n ə k ə / HAH-nə-kə; Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה ḥanuká, Tiberian: ḥanuká, usually spelled חֲנוּכָּה , pronounced in Modern Hebrew, or in Yiddish; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah or Ḥanukah) is a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire.
The Hanukkah period lasts for eight days and is celebrated from the 25th day of Kislev to the second day of Tevet. The first night of Hanukkah (or Chanukah) starts with special blessings at sunset the day before the 25th of Kislev. Many Jewish people light the menorah, also known as the hanukiah (or chanukkiyah), which is a type of candelabrum.
The blessings are said before or after the candles are lit depending on tradition. On the first night of Hanukkah one light (candle or oil) is lit on the right side of the Menorah, on the following night a second light is placed to the left of the first, and so on, proceeding from right to left over the eight nights.
Dec 04, 2019 · “Hanukkah is. The Festival of Lights. Instead of one day of presents. We have eight crazy nights!” – Those are the words famously sung by Adam Sandler on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update on December 3rd, 1994. By that point, Sandler had become known for his Saturday Night Live comical singing, the most no
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Happy Hanukkah! Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah) is one of the most important holidays in the Jewish faith. It is an eight day celebration of a miracle that happened around 200 B.C. Hanukkah, the festival of lights or the Jewish festival of lights, is a time of joy and celebration.
3rd Night. On the third night place three candles in the three right hand positions. Recite the first two Blessings after lighting the shammash and use the shammash to light them in order, from left to right. Follow this same procedure each night of Hanukkah… until all the lights are kindled and glowing brightly on the eighth night!
Dec 03, 2010 · The song educates listeners about the story of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, an eight-day holiday which started Wednesday night. Hanukkah commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem after the Maccabean Revolt and the menorah (candelabrum) that stayed aglow for eight days, despite a lack of oil.
Re: Location of the Chanukah Menorah Traditionally the menorah is placed facing the outside of the home, in order to publicize the miracle of Chanukah. However, because of the different societies that Jews have lived in over the last centuries, and persecution they've experienced, it has become acceptable to keep the menorah indoors.
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