Eight Reasons to Get Excited for Chanukah

Image by Abby Lass

By Abi Spingarn

Pro Procrastinator

1) It’s a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight days where you don’t only have to eat matzah

2) No school for no reason

3) Two words: Potato Latkes

4) It’s a Jewish holiday that doesn’t involve fours hours of temple services

5) Presents!

6) Getting a gimel in a dreidel game and winning allllll that chocolate goodness

7) That little bit of joy you get when you see that one Chanukah card hidden amongst the million Christmas ones

8) And finally….  THE MACCABEATS!