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The Eight Nights of Chanukah

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Chanukah — the Festival of Lights — is celebrated over the course of eight nights. In a series of radio vignettes, at 7 pm each night of Chanukah, WQXR’s Naomi Lewin tells the stories and talks about the customs of the holiday, plus features music for the holiday.

Nov. 27: The Chanukah miracle.

Nov. 28: The story of Judah Maccabee.

Nov. 29: Lighting the menorah.

Nov. 30: Chanukah food.

Dec. 1: When does Chanukah fall on the calendar.

Dec. 2: Chanukah traditions.

Dec. 3: Playing dreidel.

Dec. 4: Why is Chanukah so hard to spell?