Basics

Lighting Your Menorah Safely

This is the peak time of year for home candle fires. Take precaution.

8 Interesting Facts about Donuts

Israelis consume 24 million donuts a year.

8 Tips for Lighting the Menorah

How to deepen the candle-lighting experience for the entire family.

Hanukkah: Strength in Unity

How to battle against spiritual annihilation.

Why Dreidel?

On Hanukkah we recognize the miracle of nature.

My Big Fat Greek War

Who are the Chanukah heroes who saved our people?

Aish.com's Chanukah Reader

Stories, recipes, coloring pages, and a full "how-to" section.

The Maccabees

Who were these Jewish warrior heroes?

The Ninth Candle

Why can't benefit be derived from the light of the menorah?

Lively Overview of Chanukah

Insights from the Midrash and contemporary sages.

Is Hanukkah the Jewish Christmas?

A pictorial cartoon explanation of Chanukah, for the uninitiated.

Holy Temple Lights

The Temple in Jerusalem was a place of concentrated spiritual power and electrifying inspiration.

Oil or Candles?

To get oil from an olive, you've got to press hard. So too, the Jewish people shine under pressure.

Why Chanukah Gelt?

What's the deeper meaning of money and what does it have to do with Chanukah?

Hanukkah Dreidel Secrets

What the Hanukkah dreidel was 'back then' and how we can learn from it today.

What Does Hanukkah Mean?

Education, dedication, and beginning. These are the 3 meanings of the word "Chanukah". What do they stand for?

8 Surprising Lessons from the Laws of Chanukah

A closer examination of the laws and customs of Chanukah yields some surprising insights.

Why 8 Days of Hanukkah?

The number eight transcends the natural world

Giving Gifts

It's fun to take part in the shopping season, but is "gifting" a part of Chanukah?

Aish.com's Chanukah Reader

A 10-page booklet to enlighten your Chanukah.

The Triumph of Hanukkah

Chanukah was established to commemorate the very opposite of cultural assimilation.

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