On the first night of Chanuka we make a Sh'echiyanu when we light the candle. What other special Halacha is connected with the first night of Chanuka?

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An Avel does not Daven for the Amud the first night of Chanuka. This Halacha is mentioned by the Mishna Berura by Hilchos Rosh HaShana. The reason is since we make a Shechiyahu in Shul that night.

  • Nice one. Really couldn't think of it... – yydl Oct 22 '10 at 21:17

An Avel should not be the one lighting the Menora in Shul the first night of Chanuka, as it will bring him to extra Simcha (Nitei Gavriel)

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