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December 9, 2012 – December 10, 2012 all-day
Jewish homes and synagogues

This Jewish festival begins at sunset the evening of Saturday, December 8, 2012. It ends the evening of Sunday, December 16. 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.

 For events you might attend, see: http://jewishtorontoonline.net/home.do?ch=content&cid=7295.For our previous blogs on Hanukkah: http://bit.ly/UR9vvJ & http://bit.ly/TO7i2Q .

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