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  • People Around the World Celebrate Hanukkah

    The Hanukkah candelabrum stands with the first candle lit in front of the illuminated town hall of Erfurt, Germany, Dec. 8, 2012.
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  • People Around the World Celebrate Hanukkah

    An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lights the first Hanukkah candle outside his house during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood, Israel, December 8, 2012.
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  • People Around the World Celebrate Hanukkah

    Rabbis Schmuel Segal (L) and Yehuda Teichtal of the Berlin Orthodox Jewish Chabad community chant a blessing after raising a menorah at the Brandenburg Gate ahead of Hanukkah on Dec. 7, 2012 in Berlin.
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  • People Around the World Celebrate Hanukkah

    World&apos's largest Chanukah Menorah by the Chabad Lubavitch Youth Organization is shown at Fifth Avenue and 59 Street at Central Park. World&apos's largest Chanukah Menorah is serviced by a Con Edison cherry-picker crane and two lifts. The First Candle of Chanukah is Saturday evening Dec. 8, 2012.
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  • People Around the World Celebrate Hanukkah

    A boy enjoys Hanukkah sufganiot during a ceremony marking the beginning of the Jewish Festival of Hanukkah in Haifa, north Israel, on Dec. 8, 2012. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the second century B.C.
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  • People Around the World Celebrate Hanukkah

    Rabbi Asher Ben Haim lights the first Hanukkah candle during a ceremony marking the beginning of the Jewish Festival of Hanukkah in Haifa, north Israel, on Dec. 8, 2012.
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  • People Around the World Celebrate Hanukkah

    8 year-old Lior Azizov entered a Hanukia competition at his school in Ashkelon, a town hit by many Grad rockets during the Operation Pillar of Defense. Lior was greatly influenced by being under fire and dedicated his Hanukia "to the Iron Dome & it's soldiers who kept us safe under rocket fire and saved lives. The model Iron Dome Hanukia rotates and has a soldier in it too.
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