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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Happy Hanukkah To Our Jewish Friends

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrated for eight days and nights. It starts on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev, which coincides with late November-late December on the secular calendar.

 In Hebrew, the word "hanukkah" means “dedication.” The name reminds us that this holiday commemorates the re-dedication of the holy Temple in Jerusalem following the Jewish victory over the Syrian-Greeks in 165 B.C.E.


Anonymous said...

and Happy Kwanzaa

Anonymous said...

kwanza is not a holiday. it's made up.

Anonymous said...

kwanza, hanukkah, that's why we - Americans- can't have Christmas
send them back to their holy lands to celebrate their traditions, don't force it down my throat

Anonymous said...

How about MERRY CHTISTMAS to those of us that aren't.

JoeAlbero said...

Christmas is December 25th. When Christmas arrives we'll be certain to wish you a Merry Christmas.

Anonymous said...

Happy Holiday whichever it is that you celebrate. That's what this country is about. Just don't try to take my Christmas traditions from me.