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Hanukkah Vocabulary Quiz Worksheet

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. miracle a supernatural event in which the details of the happening are beyond human comprehension
2. sundown a Jewish casserole that resembles a souffle
3. dreidel the time right before night when the sun is going down
4. tradition a 4-sided top that is used by children to play games during Hanukkah
5. temple a long stick of wax that has an embedded wick for lighting
6. candelabra a special prayer said during Hanukkah
7. latke in the Hebrew alphabet, the twenty-first letter
8. celebration the third month in the Jewish calendar.
9. menorah an object that is used to hold multiple candles
10. Kislev a large structure dedicated to worship and reflection
11. candle a Jewish cookery pancake made with potatoes
12. gimel to take notice of a certain day or holiday
13. kugel a celebration of religious or other natures, usually featuring dining and dancing
14. hallel special family games and words repeated each year
15. festival in the Hebrew alphabet, the third letter
16. shin a 7 branched candle used during the Jewish festival of Hanukkah

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