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Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, Has Begun

Sunday, December 22, marked the official first night of Hanukkah, also spelled Chanukah, signifying the commencement of the Jewish Festival of Lights. Hanukkah commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, where according to legend, Jews had risen up against their Greek-Syrian oppressors in the Maccabean Revolt. The key […]