Eve of Kislev 25 (Hebrew Calendar); Varies in Gregorian Calendar

Hanukkah (also spelt Chanukah) is an eight-day Jewish wintertime 'festival of lights' celebrated in the month of Kislev, which typically corresponds to late November-early December in the Gregorian calendar. Hanukkah commemorates a victory of the people of Israel over the Seleucids, and the miracle of a single day's worth of oil lasting for eight days until more could be prepared according to purity rules. 

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