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Enormous menorahs

Laser beams creating the image of a large lit Hanukkah menorah are projected on the Hiriya landfill, a former waste disposal site, now called the Ariel Sharon Park, near Tel Aviv, Israel, on the second eve of Hanukkah, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Enormous menorahs

Chanukah (also spelled Hanukkah): the Jewish festival of light, an eight-day commemoration of the Jewish uprising in the second century B.C. against the Greek-Syrian kingdom, starts Wednesday, Nov. 27 as the sun sets and ends the evening of Thursday, December 5.

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