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Northeastern Indian Lost Israelite Tribe Lighting Hanukkah Candles

Hundreds of the Bnei Menashe community from across northeastern India gathered Sunday in the town of Churachandpur in the Indian state of Manipur to light the first Hanukkah candle.

Vandals ‘Severely Damage’ NYC Chanukah Menorah But the Light Continues

Vandals tried to destroy Chanukiyah in NYC's Carl Schurz Park, but it is repaired and ready for lighting tonight.

White House: Hanukkah Lights Flicker for Saving Syrian Refuges

Obama's Chief of Staff twisted Hanukkah into a holiday that is supposed to remind Jews of Muslim refugees, some of whom are proven terrorists.

Comprehensive Survey of Israelis in Germany Finds They Are Secular, Educated Leftists

26.1% have a German citizenship; 54% live with a spouse who is a German national; and 54.4% have parents or grandparents who are Holocaust survivors.

Member of Avengers Unit that Liquidated Nazis to Receive Award

According to at least one source, in 1946 the group planned to kill six million Germans by poisoning the drinking water of Munich, Berlin, Weimar, Nuremberg and Hamburg.

Yad Vashem Presents Online Exhibition: the Festival of Light during the Holocaust

These are the personal accounts of how the Jews of Europe celebrated the Festival of Lights before, during and after one of the darkest chapters in modern history.

Ministerial Committee to Debate New Shabbat Law

The new bill prohibits businesses to stay open on Shabbat, with exceptions subject to approval by the Minister of the Economy.

50,000 Each Day: IDF Purchasing 400,000 Hanukkah ‘Sufganiyot’

Research showed that the soldiers prefer jam-filled doughnuts over other fillings so this year 80% of the purchase is for jelly doughnuts and 20% chocolate.

Analysis: Only Trump Gets Away with Calling Jews ‘Negotiators,’ Rejecting their Money, Attacking Israel

Trump clearly sees himself as an honorary member of the tribe, or at least, the father of a member of the tribe.

New ‘Olim’ Pass the ‘Taste Test’ of Chanukah Sufganiyot [video]

New immigrants, including small children and a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, went through the ordeal of tasting Jews' favorite unhealthy snack.

Rivlin’s Chanukah Message to Jews: Be Strong as a Rock against Terror [video]

President Rivlin says in a video message: "It is no coincidence that the symbol of…Israel is the Menorah, the symbol of Jewish independence, which lights our path."

Pollard Praying for Miracle of Chanukah in Appeal on Parole Conditions

A federal court on Wednesday will hear arguments that the conditions prevent him from working and force him to violate Jewish law.

Motive? Pro-Israel, Conservative Co-Worker Told Farook Islam Not a Peaceful Religion

Wednesday's mass-murderer had recently argued with one of the victims, a pro-Israel conservative, insisting that Islam is a peaceful religion.

Rabbi Moishe Sternbuch: When Russia Occupies Istanbul Moshiach Is Here [audio]

"After all, it's hard to understand how a country like Turkey begins a war and even refuse to say they're sorry. Er iz a meshuginer (Erdoğan is crazy)."

Attorneys for Jewish Terror Suspects in Duma Village Arson Claim Brutal Interrogations

"Gradually we are becoming like Argentina," Attorney Itamar Ben Gvir complained, "They don't allow us to see him, they don't bring him to court hearings, they hide him in the Shin Bet cellars."

Berlin’s Newest Kosher Supermarket Ignores EU Anti-Israel Orders

Germany's newest kosher supermarket ignores the EU's labeling orders and imports products from Judea, Samaria and the Golan Heights.

‘Accessibility Shabbat’ Promoting Attention to Handicapped in Synagogue [video]

“The reality is that the specific challenges posed by the handicapped are all too often overlooked within our religious community and many of our synagogues and community facilities are not made amenable to the needs of this population.”

US Soldier Named ‘Righteous among the Nations’

Master Sgt. Robbie Edwards, as a POW, told a Nazi officer if he wants to exterminate Jewish soldiers, he has to murder him and fellow non-Jews.

Seal of First Temple Era King Discovered in Old City of Jerusalem

The 2,700-year-old seal of King Hezekiah the "closest thing to the king," says archaeologist.

Chassidic New Year’s Celebrations Cheer Up Israel, Cities Around the World

Jews are gathering at Chabad-led "farbrengens" in Israel and around the world to celebrate the Chassidic New Year, "Yud Tes Kislev."

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