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Hanukkah Begins at Sundown

11/27/2013 1:20 pm0 comments
Hanukkah MenorahLA Zoo

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Hanukkah, Judaism’s eight-day “Festival of Lights” commemorating the Maccabees’ victory over a larger Syrian army in 165 B.C., begins at sundown tonight. Once the Jews defeated the Hellenist Syrian forces of Antiochus IV at the end of a three-year rebellion, the temple in Jerusalem, which the [...]

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