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Current Event December 16, 2014

Hanukkah Coins

Today marks the first night of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish festival of lights. Hanukkah comes with many traditions both ancient and modern. This story explores the historic origins of foil wrapped chocolate coins given during Hanukkah, known as gelt. Listen to hear how migration to urban areas to and to America changed the traditions of Hanukkah.

Immigration Geography Economics Religion

Story Length: 3:59

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AIR DATE: 12/12/2014

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