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1 Chanukah Jeopardy FoodFunHistoryLightsMiscellaneous

2 Traditionally, on Chanukah, we eat foods made in this

3 Oil

4 These treats represent the gold coins once used as gifts

5 Gelt

6 The Hebrew term for potato pancakes

7 Latkes

8 The English name for sufganiyot

9 Jelly donuts

10 There is a custom of eating dairy on Chanukah in honor of this heroine

11 Judith

12 What landing on Gimel means when playing dreidel

13 Get the whole pot

14 The English meaning of “Nes Gadol Haya Sham” – what the letters on the dreidel stand for

15 A Great Miracle Happened There

16 What the Jews were really doing when the Syrian Greeks saw them playing dreidel

17 Studying Torah

18 The Hebrew name for dreidel (yup that’s actually Yiddish)

19 Sivivon

20 This Hebrew letter only appears on a dreidel made in Israel

21 Pey (instead of Shin)

22 The length of time the small amount of oil found in the Temple lasted

23 Eight Days

24 The English definition of “Maccabee”, the nickname given to the family who led the revolt

25 Hammer

26 This Helenistic king ordered that the Second Temple become a pagan shrine

27 Antiochus

28 This is how many years passed between the outlawing of Jewish practice and the end of the revolt

29 Three Years

30 The year that the Maccabean revolt Ended, leading to the recapture and cleansing of the Temple in Jerusalem

31 165 BCE

32 The name of the candle used to light the others on Chanukah

33 Shamash

34 The number of blessings recited on the first night of Chanukah

35 Three

36 This is the direction we light the candles on Chanukah

37 From left to right

38 The type of oil used to light the Ner Tamid (eternal flame) in the Temple

39 Olive Oil

40 This is the total number of candles used during the holiday of Chanukah

41 Forty four

42 The English translation of the word “Chanukah”

43 (re)dedication

44 This actor/musician wrote a Chanukah song about Jews in Hollywood

45 Adam Sandler

46 The name of the Hebrew month in which Chanukah begins

47 Kislev

48 What the dreidel is made out of In the popular children’s song

49 Clay

50 This Jewish musician shares a name with the father of the Maccabees

51 Matisyahu


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