Is Hanukkah a Religious Holiday?
Around the world, people of all faiths are preparing for the holiday season, whether it be Christmas, Kwanzaa, or the festival we celebrate here in Israel, Hanukkah -- the festival of lights. The word Hanukkah itself means dedication -- we celebrate the dedication of the Maccabees to restore the Holy Temple, as well as the miracle of the oil, which brought light to the Israelites. Watch our special holiday video and learn: - The story of the Maccabees - The customs and historical origins of the holiday - How to write the word 'Hanukkah' in Hebrew.


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