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Just a Few Thoughts...about Chanukah


The other day I was listening to North Pole radio, and I heard the individual who was pretending to be Santa Claus say “Happy Kwanzaa” and “Happy Chanukah” and then proceed to announce that those were just other ways to say “Merry Christmas”.

Ummmm…no they are not. Kwanzaa has nothing to do with Christmas, and has only been in existence for a few years. It gives African-Americans a way to celebrate their culture and food, and it just happens to be celebrated during the period between Christmas and New Year’s.

Chanukah, which is exclusively a Jewish celebration, often referre...

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