Here is your short paragraph on Hannukah:
This is the Jewish festival that falls in the month of December. Hannukah denotes ‘dedication’ and is celebrated in memory of the rededication in 165 B.C. by the Maccabees of the ancient temple that had been destroyed in 175 B.C.
This is the day of outings, playing games specially for children and the exchange of gifts.
Hanukkah is one of the most observed holiday in modern Jewish life and is widely celebrated as a celebration of freedom.
For eight days candles are lit at night fall in an eight branch candelabrum known as a menorah (Khanukiyah).
Families exchange gifts, play games with a dreidel (spinning top, sing songs and each special foods (potato pancakes and doughnuts).