History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

20 December, 2011

Happy Hanukkah

Tonight at sundown Hanukkah begins! Today, Hanukkah celebrations from across the countries, the decades, and the wars. 

Happy Hanukkah to all!

Hanukkah service for soldiers (American or Canadian?), c. 1917. Source

Lighting big Hanukkah candles at a Jewish Community Centre, c. 1950. Source

Children with puppets telling the Hanukkah story, c. 1940. Source

Handing out Hanukkah gifts in Austria, 1951. Source

Hanukkah party for Jewish servicemen in the US Navy, 1952. Source

Hanukkah celebration at a temple in Pensacola, Florida, c. 1923. Source

Homemade outdoor Hanukkah display, undated (40s-60s). Source

Soldiers celebrating Hanukkah at Camp Gordon, Georgia, c. 1917. Source

Jewish soldiers celebrating Hanukkah in Russia, 1916. Source

Soldiers celebrating Hanukkah in Korea, 1953. Source

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Very nice. Thanks for thinking about us during this Christmas period. Much appreciated.

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