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  1. Hanukkah - Wikipedia

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    Dec 29, 2020 · Hanukkah Dreidels, hanukkiah and sufganiyot Official name Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה ‎ or חֲנוּכָּה ‎ English translation: "Establishing" or "Dedication" (of the Temple in Jerusalem) Observed by Jews Type Jewish Significance The Maccabees successfully revolted against Antiochus IV Epiphanes. According to the Talmud, a later text, the Temple was purified and the wicks of the menorah ...

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  2. Thanksgiving (United States) - Wikipedia

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    Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. It is sometimes called American Thanksgiving (outside the United States) to distinguish it from the Canadian holiday of the same name.