Today is the First Day of Hanukkah


Hanukkah, which means ‘dedication’ in Hebrew, begins on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and usually falls in November or December. Often called the Festival of Lights, the holiday is celebrated with the lighting of the menorah, traditional foods, games, and gifts. Learn more about the history here.

Some ways you can mark the holiday:

Make some Potato Latkes
You can make your own paper dreidel and learn to play the game
Watch a Menorah lighting in Boulder via Zoom tonight. Register here.

Stay safe and enjoy the holiday!

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