Hanukkah 2017

Light the menorah through Dec. 19, 2017!

Hanukkah 2016

Get ready to light the menorah on Dec. 24.

Last-Minute Hanukkah Checklist

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.

Must-Know Hanukkah Words and Phrases

Key vocabulary for the Jewish Festival of Lights.

Yet Another Hanukkah Miracle

The role of Judith in Hanukkah.

Rock of Ages (Maoz Tzur)

The timeless song of the Maccabees' fight for freedom.

Why is Hanukkah Eight Nights?

The reasons this holiday lasts so long.

The Book of First Maccabees

An effort to legitimize the Hasmonean dynasty.

Why the Maccabees Aren’t in the Bible

The books that tell the Hanukkah tale didn't make it into the Hebrew Bible -- but they are in the Catholic one.