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Mayim Bialik Breaks Down Those Pesky Hanukkah Myths

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It can be a little daunting to explain what Hanukkah is to your kids (or your non-Jewish friends who are curious about the holiday). Because it can be hard to know where to start. That is why Mayim Bialik made a Hanukkah quiz video in which she talks about some facts and misconceptions about the Festival of Lights.

Like, why so much unhealthy Hanukkah food? Or why is it referred to as “Jewish Christmas?” And what does the holiday actually commemorate? In her usual Mayim fashion, she gives us all the answers — and all without boring us.

Also, look at that dreidel necklace bling. Yaz. Check out the video below (it’s super funny):

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