All About Hanukkah

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah is an eight-day festival that has become a beloved and joyous holiday. But what does the word Hanukkah even mean? What is the story of Hanukkah and why does it not appear in the Jewish bible? Where do its many customs originate?

In our new email series “All About Hanukkah,” discover the answers to these questions, explore special songs, foods and global traditions of the holiday, and go deeper into the Festival of Lights. When you sign up to get the guide in your inbox, you’ll also begin receiving emails from My Jewish Learning, if you don’t already. Happy Hanukkah!