Hanukkah is also known as Chanukah. It is an important holiday in Jewish tradition and is also known as the festival of lights because the history of Hanukkah revolves around the eternal light that is burned for eight long days. The fact and tradition of lightning gives you an idea of adding lights to the entire Hanukkah party.
Whether you are celebrating the holiday at your home or organizing a grand party, decoration are a must do things to add an extra bit of charm and ambience to the party. Considering tea lights, fairy lights and colorful pattern lights are a great option to include in your party decoration list just because they look elegant and are much safer when compared to any other type of lightning.
Hanukkah games and activities are a few extra add on for entertainment during the festive season. many folks and Jewish think Hanukkah as Christmas and celebrate the day with great excitement by involving themselves in all the traditions. Hanukkah, It is also know as festival of lights in a Jewish holiday celebrated on December 25. Hanukkah is a very much celebrated yearly Jewish Festival. This year's hanukkah 2019 starts on the evening before December 6th.
It is even more expected by the kids, as they are eager about the gifts & money that they would get from their parents, after presenting prayers. Hanukkah means 'dedication' in Jewish language and marks the success of Jewish national survival and liberty.
History of Hanukkah
Hanukkah is the festival of lights, each and every Jewish home can be seen lighten up with beautiful dazzling lights. The history of Hanukkah represents the re-dedication of the holy temple in Jerusalem in the 21st century BCE and the word Hanukkah that is also known Chanukah stems from the Hebrew word for re-dedication.
Dating back to the ancient time when Hanukkah was first celebrated, since then the celebration consists of few common Hanukkah activities, traditional food, rituals, gift giving and receiving. The holy temple in Jerusalem, the Talmud- religious books of the Jewish faith and the rituals are some of the important Hanukkah symbols.
The celebration of Hanukkah is normally highlighted with lights that are burned for eight long days. The festival of lights Hanukkah begins at sunset on 6, December, Sunday, 2019 and ends at sunset 14th December 2019, Monday. The significance of the festival overwhelms everyone because the holy temple was purified and the entire temple was decorated with lightning for complete eight days.