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Happy Hanukkah!  
User currently offlineUH60FtRucker From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 7 months 3 hours ago) and read 1127 times:

Ok, so I am about to go out on a mission through Ramadi, so I won't be here this evening when Hanukkah officially starts at sunset. Thus, I am a little early in wishing all of my Jewish brothers and sisters, a happy Hanukkah.

Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Lights, and is a celebration of the victory of the Maccabees, and the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple. It also commemorates the miracle of the oil that burned for 8 days.

It will definitely be odd spending the holiday in Iraq, and since practically everyone here celebrates Christmas, I will have more than my fair share of xmas carols, xmas trees, decorations, gifts, santa hats, etc...

And not to mention my fair share of xmas cookies. Ohhhh what I wouldn't do for some good Raspberry Apple Sauce Latkes and spiced fritters with maple-vanilla syrup!!!

So Happy Hanukkah!

-UH60

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User currently offlineCO7e7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2848 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (7 years 7 months 2 hours ago) and read 1116 times:

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
I am about to go out on a mission through Ramadi

Be Safe out there brother!

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
It will definitely be odd spending the holiday in Iraq

I bet this is very tough on you... but you're a strong man... Happy Hanukkah UH60...

-Zaki


User currently offlineNeilYYZ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 7 months 2 hours ago) and read 1114 times:

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
Ok, so I am about to go out on a mission through Ramadi

Best of luck, come home safe!

Happy Hanukkah to all of those that celebrate this holiday out there! I wish you all the best!


User currently offlineLTU932 From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 13864 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (7 years 7 months 1 hour ago) and read 1104 times:

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
I am about to go out on a mission through Ramadi

Good luck man, make sure you come back in one piece.  thumbsup 

To those celebrating, Happy Hannukah!


User currently offlineTbar220 From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7013 posts, RR: 26
Reply 4, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1078 times:

Hag Sameach! I will send you some of those latkes in the mail..... yea....

Be safe! Big grin



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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 1074 times:

Happy Hanukkah to all!!!

UH60, keep the shiny side up!

Maybe we can find you some Raspberry Apple Sauce Latkes and spiced fritters with maple-vanilla syrup in LAS in March?


User currently offlineFrequentflyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 736 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1052 times:

Happy Hanukkah everybody, esp. to you UH60


Take off and live
User currently offline7474ever From Israel, joined Oct 2006, 370 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 1039 times:

Happy Hanukah ! UH60, take good care yourself and your brothers in arm !

User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 51
Reply 8, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1037 times:

Happy Hanukkah to all !!

...and to you UH60.

 candle   candle   candle   candle   candle   candle   candle   candle 

<----- my makeshift festival of lights  smile 



I am so smart, i am so smart... S-M-R-T... i mean S-M-A-R-T
User currently offlineSuperfly From Thailand, joined May 2000, 39659 posts, RR: 75
Reply 9, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1033 times:

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
And not to mention my fair share of xmas cookies. Ohhhh what I wouldn't do for some good Raspberry Apple Sauce Latkes and spiced fritters with maple-vanilla syrup!!!

...and have some fruitcake too!  yes 
Yum Yum!


Happy Hanukkah to you and all who celebrate!
All of us here hope you get back here safe and soon!
Thanks for the updates on your duties in Iraq.

I'll be drinking Manishevitz Concord wine in honor of Hanukkah.
Although I am not Jewish, I am always finding excusses to celebrate drinking holidays!  champagne   drunk   champagne 



Bring back the Concorde
User currently offlineWindshear From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 2325 posts, RR: 11
Reply 10, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1013 times:

Toda raba, ve Hag shameach kol asman  Silly

Boaz.



"If you believe breaking is possible, believe in fixing also"-Rebbe Nachman
User currently offline808TWA From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 701 posts, RR: 20
Reply 11, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 998 times:

Happy Hanukkah to my friends on A.net who celebrate.

Also a special mention to my good friends Gill and Johnny (non-members who read often) you know who you are, have a great celebration and may you be showered with many gifts.

-Alan


***and this is my 500th post ....yee-haw***



edited to add self-gloss

[Edited 2006-12-15 19:38:26]

[Edited 2006-12-15 19:58:39]


Love is in the air, so practice safe flying
User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 977 times:



User currently offlineAeroflot777 From Russia, joined Mar 2004, 2999 posts, RR: 27
Reply 13, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 966 times:

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
Happy Hanukkah!

And to you too!  Wink

Aeroflot777


User currently offlineME AVN FAN From Switzerland, joined May 2002, 13920 posts, RR: 25
Reply 14, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 962 times:

Happy Hanukkah to all Jews on these boards here. Cheers

User currently offlineCadet985 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 1551 posts, RR: 4
Reply 15, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 949 times:

I wish a safe and joyful Hanukkah to my fellow Jews. My real Hanukkah gift will be in just under 2 weeks when I depart on a trip to the Holy Land (Yes, I will post a trip report when I return).

UH60 - you have my most sincere wishes that next Hanukkah, you will be out of harm's way, and with those you love and care about.

Hag shameach all,

Marc


User currently offlineDavestanKSAN From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 1678 posts, RR: 14
Reply 16, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 943 times:

Happy Hanukkah!!!!!!

Brings back great memories of spending time with my Father's parents (his side of the family is Jewish).

Thanks UH for your sacrifices. Stay safe and all the best.

Dave



Yesterday we've sinned, today we move towards God. Touch the sky....love and respect...Safe Star!
User currently offlineSTLGph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9266 posts, RR: 25
Reply 17, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 928 times:

To celebrate -- I'm going to Bloomingdale's!


Eternal darkness we all should dread. It's hard to party when you're dead.
User currently offlineSprout5199 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 1849 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 925 times:

Quoting UH60FtRucker (Thread starter):
So Happy Hanukkah!

And to You.

Quoting CO7e7 (Reply 1):
Be Safe out there brother!

Here, Here.

Dan in Jupiter


User currently offlineDelta767300ER From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2562 posts, RR: 12
Reply 19, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 912 times:

Happy Hanukkah to all Jewish members of this site. I wish everyone to find peace this Holiday season.



-Delta767300ER


User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 906 times:

I freaked out a few friends and family members this year. I sent out Hanakkuh cards instead of Christmas cards. I have a menorah. Tonight (December 15th) would be a good night to put it in my front window and light the shammosh and the first candle.

Mark


User currently offlineKovi17 From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 366 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (7 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 899 times:

Happy Hanukkah!!!! Keep safe out there UH60!


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