Light Up Hanukkah 2017 With These Inspiring Quotes

Whether you’re Jewish or not, add some light to your life. Hanukkah is the festival of lights, after all.

The idea of hope that is intertwined with Hanukkah celebrations can serve as inspiration to anyone. If you don’t know the story of Hanukkah, here’s a brief summary. If you know it, feel free to skip this part!

So this eight-day holiday is all about the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. This is where Jews fought against their Greek oppressors during the Maccabean Revolt. Judah Maccabee and other Jews believed that they witnessed a miracle during this time. There was only enough olive oil to keep the menorah’s candles burning for a single day, but the flames continued for eight nights, leaving them time to find a fresh supply. This inspired the Jewish sages to proclaim a yearly eight-day festival.

Anyway, every holiday brings about a ton of photos in order to document the celebration and this holiday is no exception. Here are a few clever caption ideas for all your Hanukkah posts.

Keep calm and eat latkes.

Hanukkah is 8 days because it takes people that long to realize it’s actually Hanukkah.

The miracle of Hanukkah.

It would be a Hanukkah miracle if we could all come to a consensus on how to spell “Hanukkah.”

Keep calm and spin the dreidel.

“My favorite part was when Superman flew all the Jews out of Egypt.” -Joey from Friends

I want to eat 8 latkes for the calories of one.

Vodka and latkes.

Light it up.

“The darkness of the world cannot swallow the glowing of a candle.” -Robert Altinger

“A Maccababy’s gotta do what a Maccababy’s gotta do.” –Rugrats

“Monica, Monica, have a happy Hanukkah.” -Phoebe from Friends

“Put on your yarmulke, here comes Hanukkah. So much funukah.” -Adam Sandler

One little candle can light up an entire room.

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