Lighting Hanukkah candles in Jerusalem

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Residents of Ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbourhoods in Jerusalem lit candles on the fourth and fifth nights of Hanukkah. The Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival of Lights, takes place over eight days.

Residents of Ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbourhoods in Jerusalem lit candles on the fourth and fifth nights of Hanukkah. The Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival of Lights, takes place over eight days.

It is regarded as a time to celebrate Jewish survival against the odds.