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Brighten Their Hanukkah with Wishes from American Greetings

Cleveland (Dec. 21, 2016) – Celebrate the Festival of Lights by sharing happy wishes for peace and joy with those you hold near-and-dear. Beginning the evening of Saturday, December 24 and ending the evening of Sunday, January 1, Hanukkah is a time to remember and rejoice in shared customs and beliefs. American Greetings helps make the season extra-bright with Hanukkah cards and gift packaging that are sure to add to the holiday excitement.

Shoppers visiting the American Greetings card aisle will find tones ranging from light humor to heartfelt, making it easy to find the perfect Hanukkah cards for every relationship and recipient. Iconic imagery, such as menorahs and dreidels, resonates with consumers and clearly communicates the cultural and religious importance of the holiday. For those who celebrate Hanukkah and Christmas, there are even a few cards that combine the two holidays!

A growing number of people enjoy sending both paper and digital greeting cards, so don’t miss the Hanukkah selection on With Christmas and Hanukkah dates coinciding this year, there’s even a Chrismukkah ecard featuring a reindeer whose antlers double as a menorah. Don’t worry if you forgot to buy the perfect Hanukkah gift – in addition to sending digital cards via text, email, Facebook and Twitter with justWink, the justWink app lets you add a mobile gift card from an impressive variety of popular retailers.

Hanukkah is deeply rooted in tradition, and one of the familiar components of any Hanukkah celebration is gift-giving throughout the eight-day holiday. With designs rich in traditional symbolism, this year’s collection of Hanukkah gift packaging includes gift bags, wrapping paper, gift card/money holders and tissue paper decorated in classic Hanukkah icons, colors and lettering. These festive options offer shoppers the perfect solutions for presenting beautiful gifts each of the eight days.

Consumers can find these Hanukkah products, in addition to a great selection of inspiring cards from American Greetings, at participating drug chains, grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide, as well as in American Greetings and Carlton Cards retail stores.  Those who enjoy sending ecards can share American Greetings cards online from For more information on American Greetings, visit  You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram

About American Greetings

As a leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, the Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards. American Greetings also has one of the largest collections of greetings on the Web, including greeting cards available at and ecards available at In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Entertainment group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $1.9 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit

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