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From the archives: Investigating the meaning of Hanukkah
By all appearances, Hanukkah seems to have earned a seat at the winter holiday table. Chances are good that a storefront window festooned with tinsel, elves, and pine wreaths also boasts an electric menorah and a dreidel.
Which made us wonder—what do people really know about the celebration of Hanukkah?
Hadara Graubart hit the streets of Manhattan to find out.