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Celebrating Chanukah
Celebrating Chanukah
Opinion Queens Courier Staff 12/27/2011 at 11:31AM

BY RABBI STEVEN AXELMAN Chanukah began this year at sundown on Tuesday, December 20 and ends at nightfall on December 28. Though based on the lunar calendar like all Jewish holidays, Chanukah always falls within a several week period in December. The Hebrew word Chanukah (the “ch” is pronounced gutturally, not like the “ch” in [...]