Happy first night of Hanukkah! חֲנֻכָּה! Time to light the first candle!

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At sundown, the Jewish eight-day “Festival of Lights,” aka Hanukkah, begins! Tonight the first candle of the menorah will be lit. By the eighth day, all the candles will be lit.



Dreidel is a traditional Hanukkah game! You use a four-sided top to play! 


Here’s how you play:

Listen to this rock n’ roll version of the Dreidel song by Jewish surf rock band Meshugga Beach Party

Happy first night of Hanukkah! חֲנֻכָּה!


 Enjoy your latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiyahs (jelly-filled donuts)! Yum!


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  • A very beautiful blog Paul.. may all who read this have a joyous holiday season.. Thank you for making my day now I know it’s early here in Florida 6:30 EST i awoke this morning in a lot of pain.. not fun.. but medicine always takes care of this.. and reading your great blogs always brings me a lot of Joy & Happiness Thank you Paul. I send good energy, 💜 & prayers to you & all who read this, have a fantastic day! 💜💙❤️🧡♥️💛💚

  • Helen Gircko

    Happy Hanukkah! Best wishes!