Religion: Socony Tax

On Yahrzeit, anniversary of the death of any good Jew, a candle is lit in his honor. In synagogs and homes every Friday night candles are burned, and candles figure in many a Jewish ritual observance, particularly Chanukah, the Feast of Lights (or Maccabees which celebrate the recapture of Jerusalem by Judas Maccabaeus in 165 B.C. This year Chanukah begins Dec. 24, lasts eight days. One says, "Shalom! a very happy Chanukah!" There are parties, the children play the game of trendel with a spinning top, eat lathes (pancakes) and potato kugel, receive...

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