13 December 2011

Happy Hanukkah 5772 / 2011

The festival of Hanukkah starts Tuesday night Dec. 20th, 2011 / Kislev 25th, 5772 and runs through Dec. 28th, 2011 / Tevet 2nd, 5772 (Hebrew Calendar)

Hanukkah rituals:
Many families exchange gifts each night, and fried foods are eaten.

Hanukkah is celebrated by a series of rituals that are performed every day throughout the 8-day holiday, some are family-based and others communal. There are special additions to the daily prayer service, and a section is added to the blessing after meals.

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