Hanukkah is underway.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Celebrate the Festival of Lights in the area with fun events and delicious recipes.
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8, and ends a week later on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Chabad.org, Hanukkah starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev and lasts for eight days. For those of us who aren't attuned to the Jewish calendar, that translates to sundown on Saturday, Dec. 8. While Richfield isn't home to any Jewish temples, here's a look at some of the events happening nearby: For additional events happening around the Twin Cities, check out the community calendars on jewishminnesota.org or tcjewfolk.com. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, commemorates the story of the Maccabean Revolt against Syrian rulers in present day Israel 2,300 years ago. The Maccabees wanted to rededicate …