Israelis are buying less sufganiyot (Hanukkah donuts) and more Hanukkah candles, the Manufacturers Association of Israel reported Monday. (MORE)
The study cited “obvious health reasons” for the decline. Also a growing trend in Israel is the selling of mini-sufganiyot that are less than half the size of regular donuts.
I guess Dunkin’ Donuts Munchkins have wide-spread popularity.
Pronounced: KHAH-nuh-kah, also ha-new-KAH, an eight-day festival commemorating the Maccabees’ victory over the Greeks and subsequent rededication of the temple. Falls in the Hebrew month of Kislev, which usually corresponds with December.