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The Story Of Chanukah

In the end, the kingdom was divided into three main parts and the tiny kingdom of Judea fell to the Syrian-Greeks.

How To Make Chanukah An Unforgettable Experience

I am a huge fan of shared family experiences...

Jews Rally, Counter-Rally outside Hoenlein’s Group’s Hanukkah Party at Trump’s DC Hotel [video]

A pro-Trump protester yelled at Sharon Kleinbaum, clergywoman of LGBT Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, 'You would have been on the side of Antiochus rather than Judah the Maccabee.'

Celebrate Chanukah Where Old Meets New

There’s no better place to celebrate Chanukah than in the country where it all began.

Minister Regev Presents 67 CE ‘Great Rebellion’ Coin at Cabinet Meeting

The coin bears on one side a vine leaf and the statement 'Freedom of Zion.' On the opposite side it bears a standing cup and the statement 'Second year of the great rebellion' – the year 67 CE.

Anticipation Builds For South Florida Chanukah Festival

Chanukah marks the birthday of Chabad of South Broward. The organization runs over 45 programs and agencies.

Happy Aliya Day, Everybody!

Strangely enough, the Knesset legislation known as the Aliyah Day Act 5776-2016 states that on the 7th of Cheshvan the country will celebrate the Israelites' entrance into the Land of Israel on the 10th of Nissan.

Which Is Worse for Jews: Halloween or Christmas?

It is impossible to paint lipstick on either of these pigs, but in the competition between Halloween and Christmas over which of the two holidays is more dangerous Halloween wins out, hands down.

Rare Cache of Silver Coins From Hasmonean Period Found in Modi’in

More proof that Jews lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years, fighting the Romans with heart and soul.

On the Last Night of Chanukah…

Candle lighting on the 8th night of Chanukah in Meah Shearim.

US Jews Help IDF Soldiers Celebrate Hanukkah at Army Bases

The Connecticut/Westchester branch of Friends of the IDF arranged for a Hanukkah party for Givati soldiers.

How Albert Einstein defeated the Greek Empire – Hanukkah Special [audio]

Tune in to this Hanukkah special to find out how Albert Einstein’s paradigm shattering discovery of E=MC2 dealt a final blow in the age old battle between the Hellenists and the Hebrew prophets.

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.

All Together Now… Maoz Tzur Yeshuati…

PM Netanyahu lit the Chanukiah at the Kotel on the first night of Chanukah.

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.

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."

Sufganiot Galore

Sufganiot (doughnuts) for sale at the Marzipan bakery in the Machane Yehuda shuk in Jerusalem, before the holiday of Chanukah.

‘Bad Timing’ of Christmas Hurts Chanukah Sales

Observant Jews cringe every year that Chanukah and Christmas overlap, leading to sacrilegious combinations of customs, but the kosher industry is losing out when...

New Jersey Businesswoman Launches ‘Give18’ for Victims of Terror

The CEO of Ora's Amazing Herbal found that starting a campaign to help victims of terror was as satisfying as starting her own business.

The Maccabeats’ Latest Chanukah Tune is a Real Sizzler! [video]

The Maccabeats a capella singing group has come up with another sizzler of a tune, this one even offering a perfect recipe for Chanukah.

Arabs Set Fire to Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem, Pushed Back by PA Police

Arabs burned the site that the Palestinian Authority is committed by the Oslo Accords to guard and to allow access by Jews.

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