Children watching a Hanukkah menorah
Photo credit: Elana Amsterdam (elana’s pantry – Flickr)
Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah lasts for eight days and eight nights. A well-known symbol of Hanukkah is the menorah, a nine-branch candle holder.
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How to play dreidel
Shalom Sesame: The Missing Menorah
Story adapted from www.thewestcoastreader.com, posted by Ana-MariaG, December 6, 2015
A giant Nutcracker mannequin
Photo credit: Ana-Maria Gheorghiu
The Westcoast Reader was at the Vancouver Christmas Market.
The Market is a German-style event.
In Germany, Christmas markets are
a tradition of over 700 years.
Thousands of visitors come every year
to see the attraction.
At the Market, you can find delicious German foods,
handmade Christmas ornaments and wooden toys.
KC Bear and his dancers
Photo: Ana-Maria Gheorghiu/The Westcoast Reader
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