Hanukkah is a noun that means a Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival of Lights, which commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in the second century BC. It is celebrated for eight days, starting on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev. The holiday is marked by the lighting of the menorah or Hanukkah lamps, eating latkes or fried potato pancakes, playing dreidel games with special coins or chocolate coins, and giving gifts.
Hanukkah is always used as a singular noun.
1. The children gathered around the menorah to observe the Hanukkah rituals.
2. I always enjoy eating latkes with my family while celebrating Hanukkah.
3. As part of the Hanukkah tradition, my siblings and I exchange small gifts.
remember that Hanukkah is a singular noun. Common mistakes include using the incorrect spelling (Channukah) and adding an 's' to make it plural.