First Day of Hanukkah

When:
December 17, 2014 all-day
2014-12-17T00:00:00+00:00
2014-12-18T00:00:00+00:00

This Jewish festival began at sunset the evening of Tuesday, December 16. It ends the evening of December 24. It commemorates the re-dedication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in the second century B.C. Also known as the Festival of Lights, this is primarily a family celebration. One additional candle is lit each evening of the holiday, traditional foods like potato pancakes (latkes) are eaten, and gifts are exchanged.

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