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Everything you need to have a great Hanukkah this year

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, celebrates stories of a mighty few overcoming the odds. The holiday commemorates the victory of a small group of Jewish rebels over an enormous Greek army to defend their heritage, and a miraculous amount of oil that burned in their reclaimed Temple's menorah (candelabra) for eight nights instead of one. This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of December 10. Here's everything you need for an unforgettable celebration.

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    What to watch

    It feels like almost every TV show has a Christmas-themed episode, but Hanukkah specials are few and far between. We rounded up the eight best TV episodes that celebrate the festival of lights.

    8 of the best Hanukkah-themed TV episodes to watch

    8 of the best Hanukkah-themed TV episodes to watch

    As the weather gets colder, there's no better way to pass the time than bingeing some holiday episodes of your favorite TV shows.

    How to make the perfect latke

    Latkes, or simply potato pancakes, are a delicious, crispy treat served with sour cream and applesauce.

    Don't forget the gifts

    While the eight-day celebration of Hanukkah isn't rooted in gifting, it's become commonplace to give gifts over the course of the holiday.

    Surprising facts about Hanukkah

    From Hanukkah at the White House, to the meaning of the word, these facts and traditions might surprise you.

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