Hanukkah Quotes: 14 Sayings To Celebrate The Festival Of Lights
Hanukkah Quotes: 14 Sayings To Celebrate The Festival Of Lights
Kamloops' Jewish community celebrates start of Hanukkah
13 December, 2017, 03:15
The tradition celebrates and reminds the faithful of the Jewish triumph over darkness, and the miracle of light. Latkes is a fried potato pancake that is most popular.
"That was a dark shadow", said Hecht, explaining the festival of lights and Hanukkah are about lighting up the darkness. In Israel, though Hanukkah is not a national holiday, most of the nation celebrates it. Jewish holidays always begin at sundown. According to the legend, when worshippers visited the Temple, they discovered a small quantity of oil, just enough to light the menorah for a single day - or so they thought!
This week, Osher Ad, a large Jerusalem supermarket, had two aisles' worth of Hanukkah-related products, from elaborate faux-silver menorahs to imported paper Hanukkah plates and napkins and dreidel-shaped containers filled with chocolate sweets.
The 15-foot candle holder will light up the town from Tampa's City Hall as the Chanukah in the Citycelebration begins Tuesday night. And what do Jewish people do to celebrate?
Tsipi Amiri, whose family lived in the US until she was 10, said she doesn't miss the "commercialization" of the holiday season or the pressure to celebrate Hanukkah with lots of fanfare and gifts.
A shamash, which means "helper" or "attendant", is lit first and then is used to light the other candles.
How do you light a menorah?
During the past 20 years, Hanukkah has become a major Jewish holiday in other parts of the world. When the armies of King Antiochus IV Epiphanes outlawed many Jewish religious customs - including the reading of the Torah - the people went underground to study their holy texts. "At the same time it's a very strong community". The lighting of the menorah, however, must be done from left to right. The tradition originated with 17th century Polish Jews giving money to their children to give their teachers during Hanukkah, which led to parents also giving children money. Politics aside, Hanukkah in the USA and in other parts of the world is now an occasion for gift-giving and merry-making, a holiday that rivals - and for many interfaith families - complements Christmas.
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