A blending of the Christian and Jewish holidays of Christmas
, usually celebrated by interfaith families. Hannumas begins at sundown on December 24th and ends eight days later on January 1st. Hannumas ends, and a new year begins.
Hannumas is celebrated with both a tree and a menorah
. Small gifts are given out each night as the menorah is lit.
Lorelai sat by the tree and opened the gift from her grandfather on the third night of Hannumas.