This year (2016) Hanukkah begins at sunset on December 24, and ends on December 31. Here are some things you might not know about this popular holiday.Read More
Brush up on the basics of the festival of lights.Hanukkah At Home
Home rituals celebrating light as a metaphor for spiritual freedom.For Families
Eight days of fun.Hanukkah In the Community
Jewish communities around the world celebrate Hanukkah with parties, songs, and games.
Traditions & RitualsCandlelighting
There is a set procedure that is followed in this home ritual.Blessings
Blessings for lighting the Hanukkah candles.Publicizing the Miracle
The home ceremonies followed today were the conscious creation of the Talmudic rabbis.Video: How to Light
The Adventures of Todd and God.How To Play Dreidel
Rules for the popular Hanukkah game.
The story of how Hanukkah came to be is contained in the Books of Maccabees.The Maccabean Revolt
A synopsis of the Hanukkah story.First Hanukkah
It was actually a Sukkot celebration.Modern Hanukkah Observances
A holiday influenced by secular society.Dreidel
The well-known Hanukkah symbol has European roots.