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During the Selucid period there was an event that became a Jewish holiday, what was this event? What happened in 167BCE in the second temple? How do modern Jews celebrate this winter festival today? Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire of the 2nd century BCE. The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah or hanukiah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to
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