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Remembering September 11
Remembering September 11
Heroes of 9/11
Heroes of 9/11
Myth Busted: Friday the 13th
Myth Busted: Friday the 13th
Celebrating Juneteenth
Celebrating Juneteenth
Endangered Species Act
Endangered Species Act
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African American Heroes
African American Heroes
Women Heroes
Women Heroes
Native Americans
Native Americans
U.S. Presidents
U.S. Presidents
National Parks
National Parks

History and Culture

Hanukkah, which begins at sundown on December 12 in 2017, is one of the most joyous of Jewish holidays. Learn more about the traditions and history behind the Festival of Lights known as Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah). The celebration lasts for eight nights and days each year around the same time as Christmas.

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