Hanukkah fairs and other events enhance the holiday with fun and yummy food in South Florida.
Hanukkah celebrates the victory of the Maccabees, a Jewish army, over the Syrian-Greek army, which enabled them to reclaim and rededicate the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. But, there was only enough oil to keep the candles lighted for one day. By a miracle, the light lasted for eight days, which is why Hanukkah is celebrated for eight days.
The menorah, with eight candles plus one for lighting, is a major symbol of Hanukkah, and South Florida cities and organizations plan menorah-lighting celebrations and other festivities to celebrate Hanukkah.
In 2023, Hanukkah will be observed from sundown on Thursday, Dec. 7, through Friday evening Dec. 15.
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Hanukkah events in South Florida
Here are the Hanukkah (or, Chanukah) events in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Some may require advance registration.
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