Menorah

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n menorah (Judaism) a candelabrum with nine branches; used during the Hanukkah festival
    • n Menorah (Judaism) a candelabrum with seven branches used in ceremonies to symbolize the seven days of Creation
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1997 a Menorah was built in Latrun, near the main Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway. It was more than 60-feet tall, weighed 17 metric tons, and took up an area of 600-square meters. A rabbi was lifted in a crane each night of the holiday to light the candles on the menorah, which was made of metal pipes.
    • n menorah A candlestick: specially applied to the seven-branched candlestick in the synagogue.
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Usage

In literature:

I removed the menorah from my window.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
He is a member of the Graduate Advisory Menorah Committee and of the Menorah College of Lecturers.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
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In news:

Area communities are celebrating the holiday season with tree and Menorah lightings as well as visits from Santa, music, special treats and more.
The 99 year old Abe Weinrib was honored as he lit the menorah at easton town center in Columbus.
Holocaust survivor, 99, lights menorah in Ohio.
Holocaust survivor, 99, to light menorah in Ohio.
The menorahs of Temple Israel survived Sandy, and one will be featured at the White House Hanukkah party on Thursday.
A Long Island menorah that survived Sandy will be taking center stage at the White House Hanukkah party Thursday evening.
So, if part of your religious practice is to light the menorah, know that Unitarian Universalism continues to be illuminated by the light of those candles.
And, if you would never think of lighting or want to light a menorah, know that Unitarian Universalism is right there with you too.
Fallin hosts inaugural Hanukkah menorah lighting at Capitol.
Gov Mary Fallin on Friday became the first Oklahoma governor to host a Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony at the state Capitol.
Menorah to be lit on Independence Mall in Philly.
He died Nov 7 at Menorah Park after years with Parkinson's disease.
Jewish Center of Princeton breaks record for most menorahs lit.
Mayor Steve Hardy lights the first light of the menorah as Rabbi Chaim Zaklos cheers the effort Sunday during the fourth annual Menorah on Main celebration in Vacaville.
Utah's Jewish community lights up season, lives with menorah.
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