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I Celebrate Hanukkah

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    The First Night~~

    of the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS starts tonight!!!   Wanted to wish you all many blessings, lots of love and joy!!!!   Happy Hanukkah!  La' Chaim!!!!
    Izabelle Izabelle 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2008

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    I'm So Annoyed With Christmas Being Shoved Down My Throat!

    Everywhere you go its CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS.... that means Santa, candy, mean people being rude evertime you enter a dept store, getting the last WII for you kid so they don't act like a-holes on Christmas morning.... do the Christians even remember why...
    Izabelle Izabelle 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    JUDAISM 101 (for Those Who Want to Know!!!)

    The Story The story of Chanukkah begins in the reign of Alexander the Great. Alexander conquered Syria, Egypt and Palestine, but allowed the lands under his control to continue observing their own religions and retain a certain degree of autonomy. Under this...
    Izabelle Izabelle 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Seventh night of Hanukkah tonight.

    Lit seven candles on the hannukiah.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Dec 22, 2014

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    Second night tonight.

    Lit two candles on the hanukkiah.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    Celebrating Ourselves And Learning About Others

     At this time of year, I always love teaching my students about the historical backgrounds of both Hanukkah and Christmas. Of course, I'm never surprised that few of them have ever heard of Hanukkah, much less know the history. It's a great story, and my partner teacher and...
    celerystalk3000 celerystalk3000 36-40 1 Response Nov 26, 2008

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    sbenveniste sbenveniste 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I Do =)

    ...and it's a blast.Happy Hanukkah
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers 18-21, F Dec 19, 2011

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    Yes

    Hanukkah begins in the evening of Saturday, December 8, 2012, and ends in the evening of Sunday, December 16, 2012.This year. I don't know if we are celebrating Hanukkah this year, or if we are Celebrating Christmas this year, it is still un-decided right now, or if we are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 6, 2012

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    Doviov Doviov 41-45 Jan 8

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    Yeah I love to celebrate, so what if they are for petty reasons? Hey I went to class today! Better celebrate with a 24 pack!
    QuilltonX QuilltonX 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I can't celebrate holidays like the majority do lol:) I don't get ANY pleasure of holidays. Parties wear me out, dinners in company make me feel like abeached whale. All I do...
    AmarieOfTheVanyar AmarieOfTheVanyar 18-21, F Jan 1

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    Happy Birthday my Dearest One.. May everything that you've ever wished come true.. Celebrate yourlife my Prince..
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    Our friend passed away this month,we miss him a lot. And now it is time for us to celebrate his life and this is exactly what he would want. There is going to be a huge gathering...
    Lavender007 Lavender007 41-45, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    (not even my own birthday)
    ShiningLight23 ShiningLight23 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    My birthday is on this day and I hate math. Must be fate or something By the shape of it Comes around like a circle once a year
    userabc123 userabc123 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    Last Sunday the 18th was my birthday! :) We went to the international auto show in the morning. CELEBRITIES go there and I was like, "Danggg..." Anyway, we went laser tagging and...
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    Babygirl872901 Babygirl872901 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    dreamingoptimist dreamingoptimist 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    My eyes open A few thousand miles away My thoughts, my body still reeling From our first hello and then some Espressos, a warm embrace Lifts stopping and time stopping With a kiss...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Well. My birthday has passed and so has Christmas. All I really wanted was her. I just don't like confiding in other people. It would have been nice if we could have stayed friends...
    TheIdealisticRealist TheIdealisticRealist 22-25, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Today I celebrate my lips. They are full and soft and they can speak volumes about passion, desire, beauty, craving and contentment without uttering a single word. What do you...
    sweetartventure sweetartventure 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 3

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    (1) You'll find me somewhere in London. (2) I'm 16 years old.. Haven't celebrated my birthday for 2 years now.. I have lost all enthusiasm to celebrate it. (3) I've never had a pet...
    ADTRfan ADTRfan 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 6

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    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 18

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