Winter Holiday - Story of Hannukah

Winter Holiday - Story of Hannukah
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Winter Holidays Example

Winter Holiday Classroom Activities

Lesson Plans by Anna Warfield

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Winter Holiday Classroom Activities

Storyboard Text

  • Curse these Maccabes!
  • We only have one cruse of oil left.
  • Syrians defiled a sacred Jewish temple in Jerusalem.
  • Well, let's light the menorah for the dedication at least.
  • The Maccabees cleaned it up and prepared to rededicate the temple.
  • They found only one jar of sanctified oil that was still sealed. It was only enough oil to light the menorah for one day.
  • Despite not having enough pure oil to last for a single day, they decided to light the menorah anyway.
  • The menorah miraculously stayed lit for eight days while new oil was being prepared. The Maccabees took this as a sign that the Jewish people were watched over by God.
  • We light the menorah to celebrate the miracle of the oil for the dedication of the temple.
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