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1 Tradition… TRADITION! Tradition… TRADITION!

2 Hanukkah (Wikipedias basic definition) Hanukkah (Chanukah) is the Festival of Lights eight-day holiday celebrating the rededication of the altar The first during Macabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE starts on the 25th day of Kisley according to Hebrew Calendar Can occur from late November to late December on the Gregorian calendar The festival is observed by the lighting of the Menorah One candle a night, placed right to left, lit left to right extra light called a Shamash, Hebrew for "guard" or "servant" is used to light the 8 candles and is given a distinct location, usually higher or lower than the others.

3 The Prayer for Hanukkah Candle-Lighting Ba-ruch ata, A-do-nai E-lo-hei-nu, me-lech ha-o-lam, a- sher ki-de-sha-nu be-mits-vo tov, ve-tsi-va-nu le-had- lik neir shel Chan-nu-kah. Ba-ruch ata, A-do-nai E-lo-hei-nu, me-lech ha-o- lam,she-a-sa ni-sim las-a-vo-tei-nu ba-ya-mim ha- heim ba-ze-man ha-zah. Ba-ruch ata, A-do-nai E-lo-hei-nu, me-lech ha-o-lam, she-he-chya-nu ve-ki-ya-ma-nu ve-hi-gi-a-nu las- man-ha-zeh.

4 Its Dreidel Time! (Nun), ג (Gimel), ה (Hey), ש (Shin), (Nun), ג (Gimel), ה (Hey), ש (Shin), Nun - nischt - "nothing" - next player spins Nun - nischt - "nothing" - next player spins Gimel - gantz - "all" - player takes entire pot Gimel - gantz - "all" - player takes entire pot Hey - halb - "half" - player takes half the pot Hey - halb - "half" - player takes half the pot Shin - shtel - "put in" - player puts two in the pot Shin - shtel - "put in" - player puts two in the pot


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