Step 5 Completion of the order
Hanukkah in 2017
Hanukkah lasts 8 days and starts on the 25th day of the Hebrew month of Kislev.
In 2017 the festival starts December 13th and ends the 20th.
The history of the holiday:
The holiday was established in the II century BC. e. in memory of the cleansing of the Temple, the dedication of the altar and the resumption of the temple service by the Maccabees, following the defeat and exile from the Temple mount Greco-Syrian forces and their Jewish allies in 165 BC. E.
For the most part is a children's holiday when it is customary to treat children with sweets and give them money.