A Guide to the 25 Common Hanukkah Foods

Food plays a key role in just about every major Jewish holiday. And although Hanukkah meals are more lenient than the Passover Seder, symbolism still sets the stage for what is eaten and why. The following list of common Hanukkah foods incorporates traditional celebratory dishes of Ashkenazi Jews as well as treats enjoyed by Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews and the Jewish diaspora around the world.

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