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Dec 20

Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is the Jewish celebration of the Macabees and the miraculous small amount oil that lasted for eight days.  Hanukkah started today (the 20th) and will end on the 28th.  There are many different traditions associated with the holiday, traditions that are quite interesting. The menorah is placed in the window …

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Nov 29

Flowers for Hanukkah

Hanukkah, like many other holidays, often includes flowers as part of the decorations.  While most people immediately think of the menorah and the dreidel as symbols of this holiday, it’s not unusual for someone to have an arrangement of brightly colored flowers on the table for Hanukkah.  These bright flowers symbolize life and light, two …

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