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Hanukkah 2013

All Your Holiday Questions Are Answered In This Image

Posted 12.19.2013 | Religion

This speaks for itself, and we couldn't agree more. by Dave Lieberman YES! If you agree, check out "Happy Holidays vs. Merry Christmas: The...

The War on Hanukkah

Alan Colmes | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Alan Colmes

While those horrible blue-staters are doing all they can to stop patriots like Sarah Palin and her Tea Party friends from celebrating Christmas, try being a Jew during Christmas in America. And see if you can find anything to eat besides General Tso's chicken.

8 'Holiday Season' Activities for Jews Post-Hanukkah

Leah Bieler | Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion
Leah Bieler

We'll be scraping the melted wax off the table for a few more days, but before us lies an entire "holiday season" and our holidaying is over. What's a Jew to do?

Avoid the Pitfalls of Gift-Centered Holidays: Empower Children by Planning Together

Katherine Eskovitz | Posted 02.04.2014 | Parents
Katherine Eskovitz

Regardless of each family's beliefs, holidays provide a unique opportunity to teach our children about our individual and shared family values and traditions.

The Power of this Moment: Lighting the Menorah

Rabbi Daniel Klein | Posted 02.03.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Klein

One of the key lessons of the Hanukkah story is that if we are to create an enduring future, we must have the wherewithal to fashion sacred moments here and now that uplift our spirits and have the potential of becoming touchstones.

Celebrate The End Of Hanukkah With This Amazing Song

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.10.2013 | Comedy

Did you know that Hanukkah is a sacred holiday that involves God visiting Jews' homes on a sleigh pulled by eight Woody Allens? Okay, fine, it may not...

Hanukkah 101: Understanding The 8 Days Of Light

Posted 11.27.2013 | Religion

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is celebrated for eight days beginning at sundown on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. On the Hebrew calendar, the da...

What's in a Shape?

Edward Jacobs | Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion
Edward Jacobs

Chanukah, known as the Festival of Lights, uses a hybridized version of the original menorah -- eight cups instead of seven, to hearken back to the original as well as to commemorate the great miracle of the single cruise of oil lasting for eight days.


The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.27.2013 | Comedy

On last night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the show celebrated the landmark occasion of Thanksgiving and the first night of Hanukkah falling on the same day...

The Most Amazing Coincidence That Ever Was

Posted 11.25.2013 | Comedy

This has never, ever happened before... except for that one time when it did. Via Tastefully Offensive...

Thanksgivukkah? Bah Humbukkah!

Carin Davis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Carin Davis

I for one will not be participating in this mashed potato latke mashup. For me, it's Chanukah or nothing. Go latke or go home

Bring Jewish Flavor To The Thanksgiving Table With These Blessings By Rabbis

Posted 11.25.2013 | Religion

The phenomenon known as Thanskgivukkah is almost upon us, and we've curated a selection of prayers from some wonderful Rabbis that are part of the Huf...

Presenting: Thanksgivukkah!

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 11.04.2013 | Religion

(RNS) It last happened in 1888 and, according to one calculation, won’t happen again for another 77,798 years: the convergence of Thanksgiving and H...

Hanukkah Comes Early This Year

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 03.09.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

The Jewish calendar situation this year is unique. In fact, it has not occurred since 1899 and will only occur once more. Ever.