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Kegan’s Fun Facts: Holiday Edition 


1 in 3 men waits until Christmas Eve to do their shopping.  


The word 'Hanukkah' means 'dedication' The holiday celebrates the triumph of Maccabees in reclaiming their temple after it was desecrated by Syrian-Greeks. 


"Jingle Bells" was the first song played in space. 


Doughnuts Are the Most Popular Hanukkah Treat in Israel. 


Kwanzaa is a weeklong holiday of African heritage and culture in the African American community in the United States that is observed from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1. 


 Kwanzaa can be celebrated in different ways, but celebrations often include storytelling, songs, dance, and a large meal. 


In Ukraine, spiders are considered symbols of good luck at Christmas. 


Hanukkah is not a major religious holiday in the Jewish calendar. 


 Kwanzaa is reportedly celebrated by millions of people of African descent each year. 

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