The Hanukkah symbols
Clebrate Hanukkah Holiday
Hanukkah,the festval light holiday Has 5 symbols that couse It to be wonderfull coulorful holiday .
From Makabim Days to these days the Jewish celebrate Hanukkah commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple ( Beit Hamikdash) for 8 days ,each day a candle added to the Menorah.
There are 5 major symbols for Hanukkah.
#1 Menorah - Hunukkia in hebrew
Menorah - a nine-branched candelabrum used on Hanukkah 8 candles ,one for each day of Hanukkah plus the Shamash,
is for a candle used to light all other candles.It's based on "Ness Pach Hashmen"- The Jews found only enough ritually pure olive oil to light the menorah for one day, but the supply miraculously lasted eight days until a new supply could be obtained. In celebration of this miracle, the Hanukkiah has eight branches for eight candles or oil lamps, none higher than any other, except for one higher branch for the auxiliary candle, or shamash, which guards against secular use of the other lights and is also used to light them.
#2 Dreidel - Sevivon in Hebrew
A Dreidel - a four-sided spinning top, played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. The dreidel is used for a form of the gambling game . Each side of the dreidel bears a letter of the Hebrew alphabet: (Nun), (Gimel), (Hei), (Shin), which together form the acronym for (Nes Gadol Haya Sham - "a great miracle happened there")
#3Doughnuts - Sufganiyot in Hebrew
A sufganiyah is a ball-shaped doughnut that is first fried, pierced and injected with red jelly or custard, and then topped with powdered sugar, similar to the German Berliner, the Polish czki, or the Russian ponchik. In Yiddish, they are known as ponchkes. They are usually eaten warm.
#4 Latkes - Levivot in Hebrew
Latkes arePotato pancakes, The original recept is shallow-fried pancakes of grated potato and egg, often flavored with grated onion. Potato pancakes may be topped with a variety of condiments, ranging from the savory (such as sour cream) to the sweet (such as applesauce or sugar), or they may be served ungarnished. Potato pancakes are sometimes made from mashed vegtibles .
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