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Wednesday
Dec012010

happy hanukkah 5771

Known as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is observed by lighting a Menorah which holds 9 candles. One for each night of the holiday, and an extra light called a shamash—meaning guard or servant. The shamash is traditionally placed higher than the others and is lit each night since it’s used to light all the other candles.

Hanukkah begins tonight at sunset. Happy Hanukkah!

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