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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Hanukkah.


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  • Hannukah is more properly understood as the first-ever war for oil.

    No War For Oil | ATTACKERMAN

  • The Christians resent the Jews for muscling in Hannukah in December and making it eight days instead of one, and some whites think Kwanzaa is made-up just to give the black people something of their own -- as if Christmas wasn't a cobbled-together collection of pagan rituals, symbols and rip-offs from the Romans, the Celts, the Huns, the Norse, and the Coca Cola and Macy's marketing departments.

    December 2006

  • John Legend, Elvis Costello, Toby Keith, and Feist will perform in the special, but we're somehow most psyched about Colbert's duets with Jon Stewart ( "Hannukah") and Willie Nelson

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • John Legend, Elvis Costello,Toby Keith, and Feist will perform in the special, but we’re somehow most psyched about Colbert’s duets with Jon Stewart ("Hannukah" and Willie Nelson ("Little Dealer Boy."

    'The Colbert Report' Christmas special: YES |

  • Merry Christmas, Happy Yule and Hannukah and Kwanzai (sp?) and a wonderful New Year!

    Auld Lang Syne, etc.

  • I have been so busy preparing for Hannukah and Christmas (both) that I have, thus far, pushed away the urge to weigh in on the so-called "December dilemma" (a term used to describe to the quandry in which so called "interfaith" Jewish/Christian couples find themselves as Hanukkah and Christmas approach).

    Michele Somerville: December Dilemma: Maccabees vs. The Elves

  • My Sony eReader (received as a Hannukah present), went with me on the recent trip taken by J and myself, our first real serious trip alone together since, well, since we had children.

    eReader Adventures

  • Hannukah celebrates the miraculous military victory of the Maccabees over the Assyrian Greeks, inheritors of Alexander the Great, in the second century BCE.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: Morality of Killing Bin Laden Amid Unseemly Celebration

  • Probably the same reason he “acknowledges and celebrates” Christmas, Hannukah, Easter, Passover, and a variety of popular holidays.

    Think Progress » Pentagon pressured to cancel event hosting anti-Muslim evangelist speaker.

  • Jazz up your Hannukah Bush this year with these gamer-themed ornaments -- game controllers, new-school and old -, laser-cut from acrylic.

    Boing Boing


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