A Hanukkah 2010 calendar is available, as it is the first day of Hanukkah 2010. December 1 marks the 5771 Chanukah on the Jewish Calendar ever, and notates the beginning of what is called the "Festival of Lights."
Although many focus on Christmas as the predominant holiday of the seasons, there are millions of Jewish families in the United States and around the world that celebrate "Eight Crazy Nights" of celebrations.
Here's a snapshot of the Hanukkah 2010 Calendar:
So what does Hanukkah celebrate? While Christmas is predominately viewed as a celebration of the Birth of Jesus Christ, Hanukkah signifies the victory of the Maccabees over the Syrians in 165 BC and the rededication of the Temple.
No matter if you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah, the main focus of the season is on family and togetherness. It's also a time to revel in religious freedom, and enjoy beautiful lights, whether they are from a menorah or a Christmas tree.