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Reads for Hanukkah!

Published on Fri, 12/20/2019 - 02:19pm
Hanukkah

This year, Hanukkah (or Chanukah) will begin the evening of Sunday, December 22. The annual Jewish holiday lasts eight days and nights in commemoration of the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Often called the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is celebrated with the exchange of gifts and the nightly lighting of the menorah. Traditional Jewish foods, including latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiyot (jelly-filled doughnuts), are also enjoyed during this time along with playing dreidel.

In honor of this special holiday, here are a few Hanukkah books in Mid-Continent Public Library’s collection:
 

Children’s Books:

Find more recommendations for Hanukkah children’s books in the catalog!

Planning your own special Hanukkah celebration? Find a variety of resources on Jewish holiday cooking in the Library’s catalog.


Happy Hanukkah!

Emily B.
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