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Jews Around the World Celebrate First Night of Hannukah

Celebrations marking Hannukkah, the eight-day Jewish festival of lights, got underway on Wednesday night.    Hanukkah commemorates the re-dedication of the Jewish Second Temple in Jerusalem in 164 B.C. after its desecration by the Syrian Greeks.    In Israel, observant Jews light the Menorah each night to mark the holiday and Israel's chief rabbi was on hand to light the first candle at the Western Wall.   The Jewish community in Berlin visited Europe's...

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