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The heroes of the Hanukkah story wouldn't understand what the Jewish holiday has become

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And how a minor holiday about a religious uprising became the symbol of Jewish America. Hanukkah, which started on the evening of December 2nd, was probably the first Jewish holiday you heard of, whether you're Jewish or not. Hanukkah is such a big deal in America — there's a menorah lighting on the National Mall, for Pete's sake! — that you'd be forgiven for assuming it has always been the most...

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