Hanukkah is an annual festival that celebrates the miraculous victory of a small group of Jewish people over their oppressors and the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. It is also known as the Festival of Lights and takes place during the Hebrew month of Kislev. During the holiday, Jewish people light candles and say prayers, eat special foods, exchange gifts, and play traditional games. Celebrating Hanukkah is a wonderful way to reconnect with the past and honor traditional Jewish customs. So test your knowledge of this holiday and its traditions with this Hanukkah trivia template!
1) How many days does Hanukkah last?
2) What is the Jewish holiday that falls in December?
3) The menorah consists of how many candles?
4) What type of oil is used to light the menorah?
5) What food is traditionally eaten during Hanukkah?
6) What type of game is traditionally played during Hanukkah?
7) What is the name of the song sung during Hanukkah?
8) What is the traditional food fried in oil during Hanukkah?
9) How many candles are lit each night during Hanukkah?
10) What color are the candles on the menorah?
11) Who was the leader of the Macabees?
12) How do you spell Hanukkah in Hebrew?
13) What is the name of the song sung at the end of the Hanukkah festivities?
14) What is the main purpose of the menorah?
15) What is the traditional food served at the end of the Hanukkah festivities?
16) What is the English equivalent of the Hebrew word “hanukkah”?
17) What type of fruit is traditionally dipped in honey during Hanukkah?
18) What type of celebration marks the end of Hanukkah?
19) What is the name of the street parade in Jerusalem marking Hanukkah?
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