by Rabbi Israel Rubin
Chanukah Laws & Customs
This year, we usher in Chanukah by lighting the first candle on Tuesday evening, December 4.
By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
Among the Jews who dared to light Chanukah candles in the Nazi concentration camps was a 12 year old boy in Auschwitz.
by Miriam Karp
The recent growth of Chabad Centers in the most distant places has prompted a major building boom of new mikvahs in the most unexpected locations.
By: Rabbi Simcha Weinstein
Some comics mirrors the sad reality that for many young Jews, the ancient story of Chanukah feels, well, pretty ancient.
By Renee Sussman
A brass menorah returns to the family to be used on Chanukah.
By Ruby Ginsberg
Eight Hanukah dreidle stamp sheets - would the clerk find them?
by Ted Roberts
Rivka was as Jewish as Judah the Maccabee’s mother. But for most of her life, she had never heard of Chanukah.
By Rabbi Simon Jacobson
The essential miracle – and message – of Chanukah is the dominance of light over dark, of spiritual radiance over material gloom.
By Amy Klein
Color therapy uses color to balance a person's physical, emotional, spiritual or mental energies.
This delicious recipe combines two traditional food choices for Chanukah: Eating dairy foods, and foods fried in oil.
By Marion Fish
Salt water taffy elicits fond memories of carefree seaside fun, hovering gulls and vast expanses of sand and horizon.
by Rabbi Moss
There is something about a candle that makes it more a spiritual element than physical.
by Kim Schneiderman
When folding my laundry, I become aware of my single socks, the ones that become separated from their mate.
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