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Today at sundown. Jews around the world begin Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, by lighting the shamash, along with one other candle of the menorah. Each night, an additional candle is lit by the shamash until all eight are lit together on the final night of the celebration.Other festivities include saying prayers, singing songs, playing the game of dreidel and eating oil-based foods, such as latkes and sufganiyot, and dairy foods.