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menorah

Judaism
1. a seven-branched candelabrum used in the Temple and now an emblem of Judaism and the badge of the state of Israel
2. a candelabrum having eight branches and a shammes that is lit during the festival of Hanukkah
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The special finds uncovered in the excavation included a shard of an oil lamp of a type known as a Jewish "Southern lamp." There was great excitement when the shard was cleaned and its decoration revealed: a nine-branched menorah. Fabian and Varga explained that "this is probably one of the earliest artistic depictions of a nine-branched menorah yet discovered."
Along with the lighting of the menorah, Hanukkah is celebrated by children by playing a game that involves spinning a dreidel, a four-sided top with Hebrew letters on each side.
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With only a one-day supply of untainted lighting oil, the faithful were able to illuminate a menorah in the temple for eight days, which they saw as a miracle.
Traditions like the lighting of the menorah, singing special holiday songs, playing games and consuming Jewish delicacies are in vogue.
Buy eight 3/8 inch hex nuts for a kinara and ten nuts for a menorah. The nuts will be the candle holders.
The stamp were celebrating today depicts an image of the Hanukkah menorah created through papercutting a Jewish art form that dates at least to the Middle Ages, said Postal Service Judicial Officer Gary Shapiro.
Hachlili compiles and analyzes material of the two decades since the research for her 2001 book on the menorah, and combines it with previous material with the goal of encompassing almost all finds and items of the menorah and its representation.
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Fine reveals his inner thoughts when standing in the presence of the Arch of Titus depicting the menorah, for instance, when personably noting, "It was as if the Romans marching forward, carrying the menorah and the other Temple vessels were actually moving as the field of the relief moved deeper and deeper in the white marble--and the vessels of the Jerusalem Temple disappeared forever into the stone.
While trainer Hobbs appeared keen to saddle Menorah early yesterday afternoon, it later emerged his charge would not run, leaving Johnson free to partner Coneygree for the second time.
This will be largely down to his reverse in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby, when he could only finish third behind Irish Cavalier and Menorah.