8 things you may not know about Hanukkah

Starting on Sunday, December 2 at sunset, Jews around the world will gather to celebrate the “Festival of Lights” known as Hanukkah. For eight nights, families light the traditional menorah, say special blessings and perhaps share a laugh or two while exchanging gifts.

To give everyone a better understanding of what Hanukkah is all about St. Louis Rabbi Randy Fleisher of the Central Reform Congregation shared eight things you may not have known about this important Jewish holiday.