3 of 10 Families use a special, nine-pronged candelabra, called a menorah or hanukkiah, to light candles every night for the eight nights of Hanukkah. The ninth candle, which stands higher than the others, is the shammash or servant candle.
On this third night of Hanukkah, we lift up our values and ideals and the ways in which we long for our world to be healed. We name and honor people who work for justice. In the light of the candles we pray for the courage, wisdom, and the willingness to reach across our differences and build bridges of connection for the sake of our nation and ...
Many Jewish people lighting a special Hanukkah menorah, a candelabrum with holders for eight candles, one for each day of celebration, plus a ninth, the shammash or “server”, used to light the others during Hanukkah. One candle is lit on the first night, two on the second, three on the third, through to the eighth night when all are lit.
Dec 22, 2016 · Schneider perfectly describes the perfect Hanukkah party and my favorite passage is when he compares the night to the nights he remembers as a child. Be sure to read the entire "Chanukah Lights ...
Chanukah Ritual for the Seventh Night. This year, the winter solstice will fall at 7:22 pm EST on Dec. 21. This is the seventh night of Chanukah, which was known among the Jewish communities of Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia as Chag haBanot or Festival of the Daughters.
On the first night of Hanukkah, the She-he˙eyyanu blessing is also recited. The candles are then lit. After lighting the candles, it is customary to recite the paragraph Ha-neirot Hallalu, which makes explicit the purpose of our lighting the m’norah and the prohibition of making practical use of the light it casts.
Jan 27, 2020 · Hanukkah is celebrated by playing dreidel, singing celebratory songs, exchanging gifts, eating foods that remind us of the oil that burned for eight days at the Temple in Jerusalem (jelly ...
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On the first night of Chanukah, it's very simple; light the shamash, recite your blessings and then light the first candle with the shamash. On the second night of Chanukah, you add a candle, for a total of two, and repeat the process, but you light the newest candle first.
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