Welcome to your source for designer Israeli Jewelry and Gifts. Buy and enjoy your chic and special jewels from the comfort of your home or mobile.
About...the Menorah for Hanukkah
Israeli Jewelry - Israel Gifts
The Hanukkah Menorah (Hebrew:menorah) (also Hebrew: Hanukiah, or Chanukkiyah, hanukiyot, or Yiddish: khanike lomp, Lit: Chanukah lamp) is an eight-branched candelabrum lit during the eight-day holiday of Hanukkah.
The ninth holder, called the shamash ("helper or servant"), is for a candle used to light all other candles. It is among the most widely produced articles of Jewish ceremonial art.
The Hanukkah Menorah
During the festival of Hanukkah, a special Hanukkah Menorah, also called a Hanukkiah (or Chanukiah), is lit.
The Hanukkah Menorah is a candelabrum with eight branches of equal size that all sit in a row (one for each night of the festival of Hanukkah) and a separate candle holder for the "Shamash." The Shamash candle is used to light the other eight candles since it is forbidden to use the Hanukkah lights for any purpose other than viewing. When lit, the Hanukkah Menorah should be placed in a front window or by a doorway for all to see.
Lighting the Hanukkah Menorah is a joyous occassion. The Hanukkah Menorah is lit to commemorate the Jewish Maccabees' miraculous victory over the Greek-Syrian army and the one-days-worth of pure oil that miraculously lasted for eight days in the Temple.
Jewish families gather around their Hanukkah Menorah during each night of Hanukkah to recite the Hanukkah blessings, kindle the Hanukkah lights, sing Hanukkah songs, play the dreidel game and eat special Hanukkah food.
The common reason for the number of the candles is that they symbolize the eight days of the miracle. Each night an additional light is kindled – one on the first night, two on the second night; and so on – until on the eighth night of Hanukkah all eight candles, plus the shamash, are lit.
Thank you for visiting our site and hope you will like our jewelry collection: silver jewelry, genuine Roman Glass jewelry, silver and gold spinning rings, Hebrew rings, gemstones necklaces and earrings,and much more.
We strive to provide you the best customer service, in addition to top of the line quality products. We will be here for you with any question or need. Don't hesitate to contact us.
Distributors and Shops
If you have a shop or are a distributor, or want to sell our jewels and products at parties, working places, fairs - contact us and we will give you all relevant information and support.
Shipping Information: by Registered Post or by EMS - expedited post.
We accept Paypal and main credit cards - Visa and Mastercard. You do not need to have a Paypal account in order to pay with your credit card, and you never share your financial information with anybody using PAYPAL SECURE PAYMENT!