“A candle is a small thing. But one candle can light another. And see how its own light increases, as a candle gives its flame to the other. You are such a light.”- Moshe Davis

Happy Hanukkah from Gerchick Real Estate

Hanukkah – the Festival of Lights – is the most widely celebrated and enjoyed Jewish holiday. The festival commemorates the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem in the 2nd century BCE. The eight-day long festival begins on the 25th of Kislev, according to the Hebrew calendar. The festivities are marked by exchanging greetings and gifts, playing games, eating traditional Jewish food, and following the customs and rituals, the most significant amongst them being the illumination of the lights. To add on to the festivities, people purchase various gifts and cards for their family and friends. These presents can be given a personal touch by adding a few memorable and inspirational quotes.