Jovial (29 Nov 2010)
"Re: Gifts on Hanukkah"

The concept of Hanukkah gifts are not any kind of ancient Jewish custom.  It's mostly an American thing in response to Christmas to allow Jewish kids to not feel left out of the gift giving this time of year.  You'll find different families doing it different ways.

    From: Paul Wilson
    To: 5doves
    Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2010 10:11 PM
    Subject: Gifts on Hanukkah

    I am curious when are gifts given on Hanukkah is it on a particular day of Hanukkah or 1 gift per day or how does that work???