Did You Know…? Hanukkah begins at sundown this Thursday, December 7, 2023

Interesting Facts about Hanukkah: 

  1. Hanukkah celebrates the rededication of the Second Temple with a Festival of Lights.
  2. Hanukkah can start on any day of the week except for a Tuesday.
  3. Menorah Lighting: The menorah is lit with one additional candle each night.
  4. The United States is home to the world’s largest menorah.
  5. Traditional foods like Latkes (potato pancakes) and Sufganiyot (doughnuts) are popular during this time.
  6. Gelts are chocolate coins used in games and are part of countless Hanukkah celebrations.
  7. Hanukkah is celebrated worldwide with diverse cultural traditions.

To learn more about Hanukkah, visit 30 Amazing Facts About Hanukkah

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