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Hanukkah begins at the 25th day of Kislev, the third month of the Jewish calendar. ... On each night of Hanukkah, the menorah is lit. ... Happy Hanukkah ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Hanukkah


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Hanukkah
  • The Festival of Lights

2
When is Hanukkah?
  • Hanukkah begins at the 25th day of Kislev, the
    third month of the Jewish calendar. This year
    Hanukkah begins at sundown on the evening of
    December 15, 2006

3
The Menorah
  • On each night of Hanukkah, the menorah is lit.
    The menorah symbolizes the burning light in the
    temple, as well as marking the eight days of the
    Hanukkah festival.

4
There Are Many Different Spellings of Hanukkah
  • Chanuka Chanukah Chanukkah Channukah
  • Hanukah Hannukah Hanukkah Hanuka
  • Hanukka Hanaka Haneka Hanika Khanukkah

5
Latkes
  • Many traditional Hanukkah foods are cooked in
    oil, in remembrance of the oil that burned in the
    temple. Latkes, or potato pancakes are a favorite
    food at Hanukkah.

6
Dreidel
  • The dreidel is associated with Hanukkah. It is a
    four-sided spinning top. Each side is engraved
    with a different Hebrew letter The letters mean
    Nes Gadol Haya Sham"A great miracle happened
    there"

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