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Photo: Festival of Lights

...the Salvation Army on Sunday evening to celebrate the third day of Hanukkah. The Jewish festival, known as the Festival of Lights, began this year on Dec. 19 and lasts eight days. Hannukah commemorates the victory of the Maccabees over the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122203/loc_photolight.shtml
News
How to make the perfect latke

...joke. Plus, half your friends are vegetarian, anyway. While the oil heats, tell your kids about Hanukkah: the Festival of Lights and how the holiday celebrates a small band of ancient Hebrews who, after defeating the Syrian-Greek army and...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-12-08/how-make-perfect-latke
Neighbors
Hanukkah brings families together

...table and grabs half of the coins. Soto laughs, happy at his newfound fortune. This week marks Hanukkah, or "The Festival of Lights." Originally meant to celebrate the rededication of the Jewish Temple after the defeat of a powerful Syrian king...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121806/loc_20061218016.shtml
News
Rededicating the Jewish faith

...celebration. It is not celebrated in a sanctuary like Rosh Hashanah or Yom Kippur," she noted. Hanukkah is called the "Festival of Lights" because it is marked by the daily lighting of candles in an eight-branched candelabra, or menorah. This commemorates...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122100/Loc_Jewish.html
Local
Tidings of comfort and joy

...light. Also close to the solstice this year are the eight days and nights of the Jewish feast of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. This beautiful and joyful festival commemorates how a one day supply of oil miraculously burned for eight days...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-09/tidings-comfort-and-joy
Opinion
Thank you...

...coming to Wrangell to perform the Nutcracker for our community. Their performances were the highlight of our annual Festival of Lights and were greatly enjoyed by everyone in our community. We would like to say a special thank you to Patti and Charlie...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011003/nei_thankyou.shtml
Neighbors
Chanukah: A celebration of diversity

...this season that the Jewish Festival of Lights, Chanukah, illuminates our...feel the absence of light. The Festival of Lights reminds us of the warmth and...the joy of our holiday, the Festival of Lights, with our neighbors. Happy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120399/Com_growing.html
Comm
Photo: Hanukkah celebration

...lights a candle under the watch of his daughters, Tsitira Kiehl and Adara Allen. Hanukkah also is known as the Festival of Lights. The celebration lasts eight days and commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple in 165 B.C. at the time...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120507/loc_20071205017.shtml
News
Chanukah celebrates diversity

...this season that the Jewish Festival of Lights, Chanukah, illuminates our...feel the absence of light. The Festival of Lights reminds us of the warmth and...the joy of our holiday, the Festival of Lights, with our neighbors. Happy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120599/Ope_growing.html
Opinion
Less traditional winter holiday stories available at local libraries

...sweatshop owner who makes his employees work their fingers to the bone, docking their pay for the least offense. The Festival of Lights has lost its meaning for him, and he makes his employees stay late even on the last night of Hanukkah. But that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120106/boo_20061201002.shtml
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