Happy Hanukka:

Hanukkah (or Hanukah or Chanukah), which means “dedication” in Hebrew, begins on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and usually falls in November or December (10th December this year). Often called the Festival of Lights, the holiday is celebrated with the lighting of the menorah, traditional foods, games and gifts. Here’s a personal reflection on this event by social worker and blogger Ermintrude @ermintrude