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Key Vocabulary

Abolish
Abolir
Reclamation
Recuperación
Spinning top
Perinola
Self-determination
Autodeterminación
Faith
Fe

Holidays Around the World; Part II

Take a look at two of the most popular holidays around the world

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Holidays Around the World; Part II

Take a look at two of the most popular holidays around the world

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Hanukkah: a Jewish holiday
The word "Hanukkah" means "dedication." During the second century BC, King Antiochus tried to abolish Judaism and occupied the holy temple. Hanukkah celebrates the reclamation of the holy temple. Despite having a smaller army, the Jewish Maccabees defeated the king's men.

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