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    Dec 19, 2014

    18 Things Jews Can't Get Enough Of At Chanukah

    Channukah? Chanukah? Hannukah? Hunnu... Oh, forget it. Have a doughnut!

    1. Being encouraged to eat a frankly ridiculous number of doughnuts.

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    Sufganiyot all the way, baby.

    2. Seriously. It's basically a mitzvah to eat doughnuts.

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    Especially if you manage eat the whole thing without licking your lips.

    3. Also, the doughnuts are free. You do not have to pay for them.

    4. Being served latkes with apple sauce.

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    Mmmmmmm...fried potato pancakes.

    5. The fact that, sometimes, the latkes are colourful.

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    Those are beetroot and courgette latkes.

    6. Playing with dreidels.

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    Extra points for ones that light up and play "Ma'oz Tzur".

    7. Playing with massive dreidels.

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    8. Going to multiple parties, every night of the week, which all feature doughnuts.

    9. The fact that it's suddenly cool to be on your company's JSoc, because it means you get to control the party guest list.

    10. Seeing multi-coloured candles everywhere.

    11. Freezing your arse off at all the public candle lightings.

    12. The number of politicians who suddenly get involved.

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    Why this festival, guys?

    13. Hanukkah gelt.

    14. Rewatching this episode of Friends.

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    15. And all these episodes of The O.C.

    16. Chabad literally providing everything you need.

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    17. Having a celebration that's basically just one big high-five for still existing. Go team!

    18. Oh, and did we mention doughnuts?

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