Hanukkah

Hanukkah

Hanukkah 2018

In 2018, the first night of Hanukkah is Sunday, Dec. 2.

Hanukkah

Hanukkah 101

From candle-lighting to Maccabees and latkes to dreidels.

Hanukkah

How to Light the Hanukkah Menorah

The traditional blessings and procedures for lighting the Hanukkah candles.

How to Make Perfect Sufganiyot

Our simple how-to video will have you frying and filling in no time.

Hanukkah: How To Celebrate The Festival of Lights

Your cheat sheet for when Hanukkah is just hours away.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Hanukkah

Lesser-known facts about the Festival of Lights.

Myth or Fact: The Hanukkah Edition

Can you tell which of these statements about Hanukkah are myths, and which are facts?

Must-Know Hanukkah Words and Phrases

Key vocabulary for the Jewish Festival of Lights.

Yet Another Hanukkah Miracle

The role of Judith in Hanukkah.

“Hanukkah, O Hanukkah” in English and Yiddish

A traditional Hanukkah song for celebrating the Festival of Lights.

Rock of Ages (Maoz Tzur)

The timeless song of the Maccabees' fight for freedom.

The Ethical Implications of Ma’oz Tzur (Rock of Ages)

Should you joyously sing a song that you might find offensive?

Hanukkah Meditation

The miracle of the real.

A Megillah for Hanukkah?

The case for reviving a tradition of reading the Scroll of Antiochus.

Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

External texts from the Second Temple period.