Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar.
A dreidel or dreidl is a four-sided spinning top, played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
Winter is the coldest season of the year in polar and temperate zones (winter does not occur in most of the tropical zone). It occurs after autumn and before spring in each year. Winter is caused by the axis of the Earth in that hemisphere being oriented away from the Sun.