King Antiochus told the Jews they could no longer celebrate holidays or pray., King Antiochus set up idols in the Temple., One group of brave Jews, the Maccabees, decided that they would not listen to the king., The Maccabees took back the Temple from King Antiochus., The Maccabees cleaned and purified the Temple., But they could only find enough pure oil for 1 day. But, the oil lasted for 8 whole days!, On the 25th day of the month of Kislev, the Maccabees re-dedicated the Temple..


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