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Lighting the way to Hanukkah in Jerusalem

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy lights the third Hanukkah candle inside his house during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood, on Dec. 10. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most important Jewish holidays and is celebrated by Jews worldwide during eight days to commemorate the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BC.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews light candles during Hanukkah in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood Dec. 10.

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews light the second Hanukkah candle and pray in a Yeshiva, a Jewish educational institution for Talmud and Torah studies, during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, in Jerusalem on Dec. 9.

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