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Susan 1st Nov 2021 Activity Director
Hi Liora
Thank you for sharing this information
Much appreciated
Liora 30th Oct 2021 Lifestyle Assistant
The device used to light the lights is called Hanukkiya and has 9 candles . The ninth candle is used to light the others . Each day you lite an additional candle until the eight day when they are all liten. This commemorates the miracle of when a small flask of olive oil that would have sufficed to light the Menorah for only one day lasted for 8 days of light . The Menorah was an 7 light candelabra that stood in the Jewish temple which was located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The seven candles of the Menorah represented the seven days of creation.