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Are gifts traditionally given for Hanukkah?

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Question: Are gifts traditionally given for Hanukkah?

Answer: In past generations, Hanukkah gelt was money given as rewards to children for learning well. Children were often tested in their knowledge of the story of Hanukkah.

Given that Hanukkah is celebrated about the same time of year as Christmas, many Jews have expanded the gelt giving tradition to a gift giving tradition.

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