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Jewish community celebrates Chanukah, explains holiday

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A congregation gathered Friday night in Jackson to celebrate the fourth night of Chanukah. "The word comes from the Hebrew meaning 'to dedicate', and it reflects to the time of the Maccabees, about 150 to 180 years before the time of Jesus," Cantor John Kaplan said. Chanukah is a time to celebrate a victory in Palestine when the Maccabees... Read more »

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