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PHOTOS: The Best Menorahs For Hanukkah

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

For those celebrating Hanukkah, it's literally just days away now (this year the Jewish holiday falls on Tuesday, December 20). There will be blue and...

Happy Hanukkah: the Latke Mobile Menorah

Vivian Reiss | Posted 02.12.2012 | Arts
Vivian Reiss

2011-12-13-Screenshot20111213at2.40.05PM.jpg Even though my menorah is dedicated to the latke, the symbolic fried food that I make for chanukah comes from my Hungarian roots: langos.

UPDATE: Evergreen Reverses Course On Menorah Display

Posted 12.14.2011 | Denver

A rabbi in Evergreen who has been able to display a menorah in front of a community building for almost six years, is no longer able to since the city...

'Where The Wild Things Are' Author To Create Hanukkah Exhibit

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK -- New York City's Jewish Museum has invited author Maurice Sendak to rummage through its collection and choose menorahs for a Hanukkah exhib...

Weird Holiday Inventions From The U.S. Patent Office

Dumb As A Blog | David Moye | Posted 01.29.2012 | Weird News

The holidays are not just a time where kids dream about getting gifts. It's also a time when aspiring inventors dream of hitting it big with a holi...

Divine Light And Human Hands: A Mystical Teaching On Hanukkah

Rabbi Or Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Or Rose

What does it mean to light a Hanukkah candle?

14 Hanukkah Celebrations From Around The World (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Dec. 1 marked the beginning of Hanukkah, the Jewish "Festival of Lights", which runs through Dec. 9. HuffPost bloggers Rabbi Laura Geller, Rabbi ...

The Miracle(s) Of Hanukkah

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

What is the real miracle of Hanukkah? It is the miracle of human courage that empowers us to take risks for the future even in our imperfect, uncertain world. It is the courage, even in the darkest of times, to create our own light.

Judah the Maccabee's Five Lessons for Barack Obama

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Aaron Zelinsky

From the story of Chanukah, we see how not to fight a guerrilla insurgency. From the Maccabees, we learn how to rally a people and a nation. Here are Chanukah's five geopolitical lessons.

Caviar Latkes

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Gerald Sindell

We had found it was getting increasingly difficult to get too worked up over Chanukah. We still wanted to do something for Chanukah but we also wanted it to be something that adults would enjoy.

How A Nice Jewish Boy Learned To Like Christmas ... Because Of Paganism

Jay Michaelson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Michaelson

While I'm still not a fan of endless C-major holiday songs and goyishe blinking lights, I have learned to make my peace with Chrismas - ironically, because of the same "paganism" that I once used to decry.

Archaeologists Find Early Menorah Depiction

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists have uncovered one of the earliest depictions of a menorah, the seven-branched candelabra that has come to sy...

Out of Line: Recession Hanukkah

Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mort Gerberg


Menorah Musubi

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

Let's just say that I grew up thinking that while Jesus was a suffering member of my tribe I was not supposed to worship; Buddha taught us that "Life as we know it ultimately leads to suffering." You see, I couldn't win.

Hanukkah: How to Celebrate (And Clean Up After) the Festival of Lights

Michael DeJong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael DeJong

Yes, Hanukkah candles drip. There are always distractions from every family ritual, but try to "be in the moment." Don't slip into "freak-out" mode just because something isn't going as planned.

Guilt, Gelt, and The Gift of Giving

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Holiday compassion, which most of us value but seldom practice, is the opposite of holiday commercialism, which most of us practice but never value.