Happy Chanukah! Holidays on the Net is delighted to invite you to share in our celebration of the Jewish festival of lights, which begins this year on Sunday December 21, 2008 (at sundown). The eight-day holiday of Chanukah, which means “rededication” in Hebrew, celebrates the victory of the Jewish Maccabees over the Greeks and the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
At Holidays on the Net, you can learn the story of Chanukah, the history of the holiday, and the legacy of the Maccabees. You can also discover why this holiday is referred to as the Holiday of Lights and other interesting Chanukah tidbits in Did You Know?
Come read all about the Chanukah traditions, including lighting the menorah (chanukiah), playing with the dreidel, and frying up festive foods like latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiyot (jelly donuts). Be sure to check out our extensive collection of Chanukah crafts, coloring pages, games and recipes. And finally, don’t forget to browse through our selection of Chanukah e-cards — perfect for far-away friends and family.
We have everything you need to enjoy a festive Chanukah and we look forward to sharing our holiday traditions with you and your family.
Happy holidays from our family to yours!
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