Happy Chanukah!

menorah

Chanukah (Hanukkah) starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev, and lasts for eight days. The secular dates for 2015 are December 6-14.

From Encyclopaedia Judaica:
"MENORAH ("candelabrum"), the name given to the seven-branched candelabrum which, according to the Bible, was a prominent feature of the *Tabernacle erected by the people of Israel in the wilderness, as well as in the Jerusalem Temple.

 

 

 

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