Chanukah - Izzy & Katie

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Chanukah - Izzy & Katie

  1. 1. Chanukah Chanukah means: Rededication of the temple Celebrated on the 25th of the 9th month of the Jewish year-Kislev
  2. 2. Why do we Celebrate Chanukah? <ul><li>Remember rededication of temple after wrecked by Greeks </li></ul><ul><li>Greeks were polythyistic, Jews were monotheistic </li></ul><ul><li>Greeks wanted Jews to be monotheistic-destroyed temple </li></ul>
  3. 3. How do you celebrate Chanukah? <ul><li>Celebrated for 8 days </li></ul><ul><li>2 rituals-lighting candles each night, in the menorah </li></ul><ul><li>Recite many blessings-3 Berakhot after shammus candle lit </li></ul>

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