Hanukkah

On Monday 5th December, Miss Roberts and Mrs Bain held an assembly all about Hanukkah. We learnt about which religion celebrated this festival and what it was all about.

‘Hanukkah (also known as Chanukah) is the Jewish Festival of Lights and lasts eight days. It usually falls in late November or December. Jews celebrate Hanukkah to commemorate the Miracle of the Oil. The Hebrew word Hanukkah means “dedication”.’

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3 Responses to Hanukkah

  1. 0272010am1 says:

    In Oxford grove we all respect different faith. In like this information it help with your lesson. In the Hanuak some people light up the candel.

  2. Husnain Ali says:

    In the British value the most important value is respect .respecting other faith and religion.

    • Mrs Thompson says:

      I agree, Husnain. Respect for all people, religions and differences is possibly the most important British Value. It is important to respect people’s differences whether or not you agree with them. You are fantastic at showing this British Value in school.

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