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用英语学习了解光明节

光明节看作光的庆典,为期8天的犹太教节日,纪念在耶路撒冷圣殿的贡献。

发布时间:2011年09月27日

用英语学习了解光明节

The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched Menorah or Hanukkah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night. The typical Menorah consists of eight branches with an additional raised branch. The extra light is called a “Shamash” and is given a distinct location, usually above or below the rest. The purpose of the “Shamash” is to have a light available for use, as using the Hanukkah lights themselves is forbidden. Typically three blessings are recited during this eight-day festival. On the first night of Hanukkah, Jews recite all three blessings; on all subsequent nights, they recite only the first two. The blessings are said before or after the candles are lit depending on tradition. On the first night of Hanukkah one light is lit on the right side of the Menorah, on the following night a second light is placed to the left of the first candle and so on, proceeding from right to left over the eight nights. On each night, the leftmost candle is lit first, and lighting proceeds from left to right. There is a custom of eating foods fried or baked in oil (preferably olive oil), as the original miracle of the Hanukkah menorah involved the discovery of a small flask of pure olive oil used by the Jewish High Priest. This small batch of olive oil was only supposed to last one day, and instead it lasted eight. There is also a tradition of eating cheese products on Hanukkah.

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