'Our answer to the great darkness emanating from the UN is to increase the light.'
It seems the Chanukah party co-hosted in Washington by the country of Azerbaijan and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish organizations was THE Chanukah party to attend in the Capital
PM Netanyahu spoke with Russia's Pres. Putin about the situation in Syria, security coordination between the two nations, and about "peace."
Vandals damaged a public menorah in South Orange, New Jersey on the sixth night of Chanukah, but were spotted by security cameras.
Many long hours were spent carefully planning for the Greek attack. Finally, all that could be done was done and the city waited tensely for the Greek hordes to come.
The mitzvah to recite Hallel that Chazal instituted regarding Chanukah was in fact a direct result of the miracle of Chanukah; however, its essence is not to publicize the miracle but rather to give thanks for the miracle.
Yossi settled down with some chocolate coins to study for a test on hilchos Chanukah. Suddenly, there seemed to be a commotion in the street.
The Maccabees knew logically there was no chance of their revolt succeeding, but God created a notion of revolt in the minds of the Maccabees and correctly they followed this heavenly directive.
Families in the Nachlaot neighborhood of Jerusalem light their Chanukiot.
The UNSC resolution 2334 passing right before Hanukkah is no coincidence.
Must Israel still be afraid of Obama?
Can you take the Hellenism out of the Jew?
Mattisyahu knew that Antiochus would be enraged when he heard what had happened, so he and his sons fled to the Judean Hills.
Local police in the southern Israeli city of Sderot came to spend Chanukah with seniors this week, singing and sharing sufganiyot together.
PM Netanyahu says with sarcasm that according to the United Nations, the Maccabees did not liberate Jerusalem, but rather "occupied Palestinian territory."
PM Netanyahu summoned US envoy to Israel Dan Shapiro for talks in the wake of American's betrayal of her "closest ally" in the Middle East.
He did not mention that, had the Maccabees redeemed the Holy Temple today, they would surely have been condemned by the UN Security Council, with the US abstaining, because said Holy Temple stood in 'Occupied East Jerusalem.'
A joyful and Happy Chanukah to all from your friends at The Jewish Press Online.
Question: If someone forgot to recite Al Hanissim in Shemoneh Esreh or Birkat Hamazon on Chanukah, does he have to go back and repeat them?
Why the Chanukkah miracles matter to the world today.
Tosafos points out that this answer is not fully satisfactory since there are other mitzvos, such as affixing a mezuzah, that require having a house.
The simple fact is the Forward hates everything Jewish except left-wing Yiddish protest chants.Its editor's latest rant is entitled, "Why I Detest Hanukkah, and Why All Right Minded Jews Should Too"
The Hebrew word Chanukah means "dedication." When the Greeks challenged Jewish life, a few courageous Jews took to the hills of Judea in open revolt against this threat.
Behind each is a tale of time and place that, framed against various religious, political, social, cultural, and artistic milieus, can provide deep insight into Jewish historical leitmotifs.
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