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A bakery worker makes special doughnuts for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the central Israeli city of Bene Beraq. In Jewish tradition, it is customary to eat the doughnuts and other foods fried in oil during the upcoming eight-day festival of Hanukkah. Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday that celebrates the rededication of the Second Temple at the time of the Maccabee rebellion.

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A bakery worker makes special doughnuts for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah in the central Israeli city of Bene Beraq. In Jewish tradition, it is customary to eat the doughnuts and other foods fried in oil during the upcoming eight-day festival of Hanukkah. Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday that celebrates the rededication of the Second Temple at the time of the Maccabee rebellion.

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