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Hanukkah Word Jump

1)  Hanukkah begins          A          the          B          day of the Hebrew month of          D                   C          the holiday is celebrated for eight days..

2)           A          in Jewish tradition the Hebrew calendar date starts at          C                   D          first evening of          B          starts after the sunset of the 24th of Kislev..

3)  There is a custom to have Hanukkah parties and to          D          foods fried or baked in some          B          of kosher          C          oil/s, preferably olive oil, as the          A          miracle of the Hanukkah menorah involved the discovery of the small flask of oil used by the Jewish High Priest (the Kohen Gadol)..

4)           C                   D          of          B          is preserved in the books of 1 Maccabees and 2          A         .

5)  The Talmud presents three customs: lighting one light each          B                   A                   D          one light each night for each member of the household, or, the most pious method, where the number          C          candles changed each night..

6)  The primary          A          according to Jewish law and          D          involves          B          an eight-branched candelabrum, known by different          C         .