Hanukkah is about celebrating! Often called the Festival of Lights, the eight-day celebration honours a war Jewish people won. This allowed them to freely practise their religion. During Hanukkah, people light the menorah. They sing songs. They gather with family and friends to eat special food and give gifts. Readers will discover how a shared holiday can have multiple traditions and be celebrated in all sorts of ways. Part of the Traditions & Celebrations series.