Happy Hanukkah 2017: Celebration in United States Updated

Happy Hanukkah 2017: As Hanukkah is knocking at your door so you may need some Wishes and Messages for wishing your Family and Friends. Everybody wants that their wishes and dreams may come true from this year onwards and start to wish each other. With a new beginning and starting, we always welcome the Happy Hanukkah with the support of our God as always. When you start wishing each other then also you need to wish the persons present in your workstation. Like you have to wish your Boss, colleagues, etc. during the Hanukkah season. So no need to worry as here we will give you the reference to some Wishes and Messages for sending them as well. You can also, check our Happy Hanukkah Wishes Messages Quotes Prayers Images Pictures Wallpapers Greetings Memes Jokes Facebook Covers.

Happy Hanukkah 2017


Happy Hanukkah 2017
Happy Hanukkah 2017

All the will people will celebrate this peaceful Happy Hanukkah 2017 Images with a great enthusiasm with their Family and Friends and sometimes give gifts like Flowers, Jewelry, Baked Cookies, Chocolates etc to their near and dear.


1. “The darkness of the whole world cannot swallow the glowing of a candle.”

2. “It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”

3. “Do not fear of the dark because God will always give us the light.
Have a blessed Hanukkah!”

4. “Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.”

5. “I wish that these lights bring you everything that you hope for.
Happy Hanukkah to you and your family.”

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6. “I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”

7. “Thank the Lord that we have a Hanukkah to celebrate.
This is because of Him and must be celebrated only for Him!”

8. “By all means, then, let us have psalms
and days of dedication anew to the old causes.”

9. “Only during this season that children are extra happy.
Add more to their cheer by sharing even small gifts that they will truly appreciate!”

10. “Now, near the Winter Solstice, it is good to light candles.  All the nice meanings of bringing light to the world can be beautiful.  But perhaps we are concentrating on lighting the world because we don't know how to light up our own lives.”


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11. “May your houses be filled with the Light of our Lord.
Happy Hanukkah!”

12. “May love and light fill your home and heart at Hanukkah.”

13. “Give glory to God because of His love that is so pure.
Be gentle like children and live a humble life like them.
Share Hanukkah with them!”

14. “Christmas brings enormous electric bills.  Candles are used for Hanukkah.  Not only are we spared enormous electric bills, but we get to feel good about not contributing to the energy crisis.”

15. “Do not worry when things are bad.
Hanukkah will remind you to always be hopeful that things have their own time to get better.”

16. “Let the straight flower bespeak its purpose in straightness - to seek the light.
Let the crooked flower bespeak its purpose in crookedness - to seek the light.
Let the crookedness and straightness bespeak the light.”

17. “This day makes all the children happy.
It is the time when they get gifts the most.
Make more children happy this Hanukkah celebration.”

18. “On Hanukkah, the first dark night,
Light yourself a candle bright.
I'll you, if you will me invite
To dance within that gentle light.”

19. “Hanukkah gives us a time to remember how God works wonders in our life.
He has been with us since the beginning and it is definite that He will be here until the end.
Celebrate this day with more meaning and understanding.”

20. “We have focused on the miracle-thing and I think we often overlook the message of Hanukkah.  To me, the core of the holiday is the cleaning of the temple.... The accomplishment was in restoring the temple to the purpose for which it was built.  Now think of the temple as a symbol.  Perhaps it represents my life.  The world has tried to use me for its own (perhaps good, but none-the-less extrinsic) purposes.  But now I can rededicate myself to my own original purpose.”

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21. “Light the candles and be blessed.
Get a wish and hope that it will be given.
Happy Hanukkah!”

22. “Smile and do not worry.
God will always make things happen especially if He believes that we are worth it.
Happy Hanukkah.”

23. “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.”

24. “May all the happiness and success be yours not only this Hanukkah but for the entire years ahead!”

25. “The miracle, of course, was not that the oil for the sacred light -
in a little cruse - lasted as long as they say;
but that the courage of the Maccabees lasted to this day:
let that nourish my flickering spirit.”

26. “Be merry and cheer.
Today is a day to celebrate God’s loving embrace.
We are His children and we must feel blessed.”

27. “Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.”

28. “Light the candles and celebrate the importance of this day.
Let light lead the way to goodness.
Happy Hanukkah!”

29. “To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle,
Every cubic inch of space is a miracle.”

30. “Happy Hanukkah!
We are led by one glorious Father who never forsakes His children.”

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31. “Eight days the light continued on its own:
A miracle, they say, but not more so
Than ordinary lives of flesh and bone,
Consuming wicks burned ashen long ago.”

32. “It’s not wrapped in the biggest box or covered in a pretty blue. But, it’s coming straight from the heart, a Joyous Hanukkah to you!”

33. “Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame
Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness of the heart!”

34. “You are a great daughter and we have enjoyed each and every Hanukkah that we were able to celebrate with you. You have grown to be an amazing woman and we are so proud of who you have become. Happy Hanukkah, Daughter...With Love!”

35. “May the lights of Hanukkah usher in a better world for all humankind.”

36. “We have a fabulous time together and you’re always there for when I need you. Thank you for being my friend and being such a blessing in my life. Happy Hanukkah!”

37. “Colorful candles burning bright, each lit on eight very special nights.”

38. “From year to year, you make us proud to have you in our life. May you have a Hanukkah full of your favorite things and may you enjoy them all for eight splendid nights!”

39. “Kindle the taper like the steadfast star
Ablaze on evening's forehead o'er the earth,
And add each night a lustre till afar
An eightfold splendor shine above thy hearth.”

40. “The colorful, spinning dreidels on this white, folding card will send your bright and playful best wishes for a Happy Hanukkah.”

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41. “Colorful candles burning bright, each lit on eight very special nights.”

42. “Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame. Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness of the heart.”

43. “On Hanukkah, the first dark night, light yourself a candle bright. I'll you, if you will me invite, to dance within that gentle light.”

44. “Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.”

45. “Christmas brings enormous electric bills. Candles are used for Hanukkah. Not only are we spared enormous electric bills, but we get to feel good about not contributing to the energy crisis.”

46. “May the lights of Hanukkah usher in a better world for all humankind.”

47. “To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle, every cubic inch of space is a miracle.”

48. “The darkness of the whole world cannot swallow the glowing of a candle.”

49. “Praised are You, Our God, Ruler of the universe, Who made us holy through your commandments and commanded us to kindle the Hanukah lights.”

50. “Chanuka is about the spark of the divine in all of us made in God's image.”

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51. “Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?”

52. “Even our misfortunes are a part of our belongings.”

53. “Now, near the Winter Solstice, it is good to light candles. All the nice meanings of bringing light to the world can be beautiful. But perhaps we are concentrating on lighting the world because we don't know how to light up our own lives.”

54. “Most Texans think Hanukkah is some sort of duck call.”

55. “Put on your yarmulke,
Here comes Hanukkah!
So much funukah,
To celebrate Hanukkah!
Hanukkah is the festival of lights.
Instead of one day of presents, we have eight crazy nights.”

56. “Rock of Ages, let our song,
Praise Thy saving power
Thou amidst the raging foes,
Wast our sheltering tower
Furious they assailed us,
But Thine arm availed us
And thy word broke their sword,
When our own strength failed us.
And thy word broke their sword,
When our own strength failed us.”

57. “The major question, which we must ponder on Hanukkah, is whether the Jewish people can develop an identity that will enable it to meet the outside world without feeling threatened or intimidated. The choice, hopefully, need not be ghettoization or assimilation. We can absorb from others without being smothered. We can appreciate and assimilate that which derives from "foreign" sources and at the same time feel firmly anchored to our particular frame of reference.”

58. “In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it "Christmas" and went to church; the Jews called it "Hanukkah" and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say "Merry Christmas!" or "Happy Hanukkah!" or (to the atheists) "Look out for the wall!"”

59. “Who can retell the things that befell us, who can count them?
In every age a hero or sage came to our aid
Who can retell the things that befell us, who can count them?
In every age a hero or sage came to our aid.
Hear! In days of yore in Israel's ancient land
Maccabeus led the faithful band
Now all Israel must as one arise
Redeem itself through deed and sacrifice.”

60. “They celebrated it for eight days with gladness like Sukkot
and recalled how a little while before, during Sukkot,
they had been wandering in the mountains and caverns like wild animals.
So carrying lulavs ...they offered hymns of praise
to God who had brought to pass the purification of His own place.”

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61. “May the lights of Hanukkah usher in a better world for all humankind.”

62. “I have a little dreidel. I made it out of clay.
When it's dry and ready, with dreidel I shall play.
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made you out of clay.
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, with dreidel I shall play …
My dreidel's always playful. It loves to dance and spin.
A happy game of dreidel, come play now let's begin.
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, it loves to dance and spin.
Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel. Come play now let's begin.”

63. “Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame
Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness of the heart.”

64. “Kindle the taper like the steadfast star
Ablaze on evening's forehead o'er the earth,
And add each night a lustre till afar
An eightfold splendor shine above thy hearth.”

65. “Dreidel, spin, spin, spin.
Hanukkah is a great holiday.
Hanukkah is a great holiday.
Dreidel, spin, spin, spin.
It is a celebration for our nation.
A great miracle happened there.
A great miracle happened there.
It is a celebration for our nation.”

66. “The miracle, of course, was not that the oil for the sacred light -
in a little cruse - lasted as long as they say;
but that the courage of the Maccabees lasted to this day:
let that nourish my flickering spirit.”

67. “We have focused on the miracle-thing and I think we often overlook the message of Hanukkah. To me, the core of the holiday is the cleaning of the temple.... The accomplishment was in restoring the temple to the purpose for which it was built. Now think of the temple as a symbol. Perhaps it represents my life. The world has tried to use me for its own (perhaps good, but none-the-less extrinsic) purposes. But now I can rededicate myself to my own original purpose.”

68. “Christmas brings enormous electric bills. Candles are used for Hanukkah. Not only are we spared enormous electric bills, but we get to feel good about not contributing to the energy crisis.”

69. “Let the straight flower bespeak its purpose in straightness - to seek the light.
Let the crooked flower bespeak its purpose in crookedness - to seek the light.
Let the crookedness and straightness bespeak the light.”

70. “Chanukkah, Oh Chanukkah
Come light the menorah
Let's have a party
We'll all dance the hora
Gather round the table, we'll have a treat
Shiny tops to play with, latkes to eat.
And while we are playing
The candles are burning low
One for each night, they shed a sweet light
To remind us of days long ago.”

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71. “May love and light fill your home and heart at Hanukkah.”

72. “Come here, I will show you a new way to the Creator: Not through speech, but through song! Let us sing and Heaven will understand us.”

73. “Praised are You, Our God, Ruler of the universe, Who made us holy through your commandments and commanded us to kindle the Hanukah lights.”

74. “Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious Psalm,
The mystic lights of emblem, and the Word.”

75. “In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it 'Christmas' and went to church; the Jews called it 'Hanukkah' and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say 'Merry Christmas!' or 'Happy Hanukkah!' or (to the atheists) 'Look out for the wall!”

76. “The next day, eating a turkey sandwich with salt and mayonnaise, Rebecca decided Thanksgiving was the best holiday, although she had little to choose from: her family never celebrated Hanukkah but her father was militant about ignoring Christmas and insisted they spend December 25 eating Chinese takeout and going to the movies.”

77. “Santa Claus has nothing to do with it," the latke said. "Christmas and Hanukah are completely different things."

"But different things can often blend together," said the pine tree. "Let me tell you a funny story about pagan rituals.”

78. “May the light illuminate your hearts and shine in your life every day of the year. May everlasting peace be yours and upon our Earth.”

79. “December is full of the beauty of Light and love we can bring into our life.You can chose to be stressed or you can choose to let the small stuff go and be peaceful this Holiday season.
It really is a choice you make.”

80. “I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”

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81. “Sophie wondered when was she going to learn that lots of things seem like a good idea but a small amount of analysis might uncover that such seemingly good ideas are, in fact, intrinsically faulty.”

82. “Like the Maccabees, most people want the right to pray to God in their own way. This right is called freedom of religion. The spirit of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is shared by all people who love freedom.”

83. “Oskar's particular blessings are blessings that only a major cosmopolitan city can bestow on a refugee. They represent all our potential to survive and even thrive in the face of great loss.”

84. “Oskar is the fruit of those fantasies -- the idea that what needed to be saved was not just lives but hope.”

85. “Chanuka is about the spark of the divine in all of us made in God's image.”

86. “Just as Hanukkah candles are lighted one by one from a single flame, so the tale of the miracle is passed from one man to another, from one house to another, and to the whole House of Israel throughout the generations.”

87. “Barukh Atta Adonay Eloheynu Melekh Ha-olam Asher Kiddeshanu Be-mitsvotav Ve-tsivanu Lehadlik Ner Shel khanuka”

88. “Blessed are you, Lord our God, King of the universe, who wrought miracles for our fathers in days of old, at this season.”

89. “Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, who has sanctified us by His commandments, and has commanded us to kindle the lights of Hanukkah.”

90. “As long as Hanukkah is studied and remembered, Jews will not surrender to the night. The proper response, as Hanukkah teaches, is not to curse the darkness but to light a candle.”

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91. “Is not Hanukkah a symbol of Israel, and its light a symbol of his immortality?”

92. “At this time of year, when the sun is most hidden, the holiday of Hanukkah celebrates the rays of hope and light. Indeed, the physical darkness of this time of year can be a metaphor for the darkness that often envelopes us at times of illness and loss of a loved one, when the world sometimes feels dark and cold. At such times, we yearn for the sun, and the light and warmth that it provides. Often, it is through simple and unrecognized miracles that we are able to feel the warmth of hope and light.”

93. “The commandment to light the Hanukkah lamp is an exceedingly precious one, and one should be particularly careful to fulfill it.  In order to make known the miracle, and to offer additional praise ... to God for the Wonders which He has wrought for us.”

94. “Kindle the taper like the steadfast star Ablaze on evening's forehead o'er the earth, And add each night a lustre till afar An eightfold splendor shine above thy hearth.”

95. “Now, near the Winter Solstice, it is good to light candles. All the nice meanings of bringing light to the world can be beautiful. But perhaps we are concentrating on lighting the world because we don't know how to light up our own lives.”

96. “Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious Psalm, The mystic lights of emblem, and the Word.”

97. “Blessed is the match consumed in kindling flame Blessed is the flame that burns in the secret fastness of the heart!”

98. “We light candles in testament that faith makes miracles possible.”

99. “The miracle, of course, was not that the oil for the sacred light - in a little cruse - lasted as long as they say; but that the courage of the Maccabees lasted to this day: let that nourish my flickering spirit.”

100. “On Hanukkah, the Jew is fully prepared to believe in miracles.  He retells the story of the tiny vessel of oil which burned eight days and assures himself that when a man has faith anything can happen -- even hanukkah latkes [potato pancakes] in the jungle.”

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