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Special announcement: In preparation for the May provincial election, The Westcoast Reader and Elections BC are partnering to publish a 4-page supplement about the process of elections in BC. Look for it in the April newspaper. Be sure to subscribe by March 10 to receive the April issue.

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Happy Hanukkah from the Westcoast Reader team!

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Children watching a Hanukkah menorah
Photo credit: Elana Amsterdam (elana’s pantry – Flickr)

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Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah lasts for eight days and eight nights. A well-known symbol of Hanukkah is the menorah, a nine-branch candle holder.

For teachers:  Click here to find a teacher’s guide with stories, images, lesson plans and activities.

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Happy Hanukkah!

Story adapted from www.thewestcoastreader.com, posted by Ana-MariaG, December 6, 2015