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What are these spinning tops called?

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“Dreidel” is the iconic Hanukkah game; the spinning top has four sides, each marked with a different Hebrew letter.

How many times is Hanukkah described in the Jewish Torah?

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The events that inspired Hanukkah happened after the Torah was written; the Christian Gospel of John describes Jesus attending the “Festival of Dedication.”

What two colors are associated with Hanukkah?

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Blue and white are the colors of the Israeli flag, but in the Torah God also tells Moses that Israelites should wear blue-dyed tassels on their white garments.

Hanukkah is also commonly known as the festival of what?

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The Jewish Festival of Lights celebrates the rededication of the second Jewish Temple in Jerusalem.

How many blessings are said on the first night of Hanukkah?

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What is the name of the nine-branched candelabrum that is lit during Hanukkah?

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A menorah was originally used in the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem, and they now play a significant role in celebrating Hanukkah.

Which U.S. president hosted the first official White House Hanukkah party?

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In 2001, President George W. Bush borrowed a 100-year-old Hanukkiah from the Jewish Museum in New York for the event.

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