Hanukkah Holiday

The Friday File: The holiday of Hanukkah begins this Sunday night. This is the 2,184th time the holiday celebration commemorating the liberation of Jerusalem and the rededication of Second Temple will be celebrated. Over the course of the eight-day holiday, 44 candles are burned. Two the first night, three the second, and so on. This means that over a lifetime, roughly 3,100 candles are lit in celebration. Happy Hanukkah!

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