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Hannukah: Jewish Festival of Lights Begins

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Jews around the world have begun celebrating Hanukkah, an eight-day festival that commemorates ancient miracles and symbolizes triumph over oppression. The holiday began after sundown Sunday with families gathering to light the first nightly candle of a ceremonial candelabra and to exchange gifts.   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended an annual ceremony at the Western Wall in the OId City area of Jerusalem, the holiest site where Jews can pray. U.S....

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