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What is Kosher Style?

Kosher style foods are not strictly kosher, but beyond that the meaning is ambiguous.

How Long Does Hanukkah Last?

The Festival of Lights is celebrated as an eight-day festival.

When is Sigd 2019?

This Ethiopian Jewish holiday begins at sundown on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019.

Is Hanukkah the Jewish Christmas?

Hanukkah bears no relation to Christmas except that it also happens to fall in mid-winter.

What is Sigd?

An Ethiopian Jewish holiday held 50 days after Yom Kippur.

What is the Meaning of Hanukkah?

The Hebrew name of the Festival of Lights literally means "dedication."

Why is Hanukkah Called the Festival of Lights?

The origins of this common name for the December holiday go back to the first century.

What is the Origin of Hanukkah?

The popular holiday isn't mentioned in the Bible and is barely addressed in the Talmud.

Hanukkah’s Start and End

When to celebrate the Festival of Lights in 2019.

When Is the Last Night of Hanukkah 2019?

Get ready to light all eight Hanukkah candles.