External texts from the Second Temple period.
A modern phenomenon that draws on basic Hanukkah beliefs.
Learn how to play this Hanukkah game with our video and written instructions.
The ever-popular potato latke heads the list of traditional, oily Hanukkah treats.
The holiday we celebrate today is a rabbinic creation.
Interfaith families struggle to be true to the religions of both parents during the winter holiday season.
Why does the prayer recited on Hanukkah fail to make any mention of the holiday's central miracle?
7 questions and answers about these spinning tops.
Unleash your Hanukkah spirit with these adorably Jew-ish cats, dogs and hamster.
Stumped for what to give your loved ones? We've got ideas!
The story of the Jewish revolt against Antiochus is contained in the Books of Maccabees, but these are not considered part of the biblical canon.
Both the holidays when this prayer is recited are marked by courageous human action in making space for the miraculous.