Chanukah

Natalie Portman's Christmas Tree

The actress's desire for a Christmas tree isn't trivial. It represents the contemporary Jew's struggle to hold onto her Jewish identity.

A Hamilton Hanukkah: The Maccabeats

The story of Hanukkah set to the Broadway smash hit, Hamilton.

Holy Jewish Chutzpah

When it comes to spirituality, never take no for an answer.

Hanukkah: Everything Is a Miracle

If there was enough oil to burn for one day, why do we celebrate Hanukkah for eight days?

The 5 Best Hanukkah Gifts to Give to Your Children

This year, give the greatest gifts money can’t buy.

Hanukkah: Judaism’s Most Fundamental Belief

The Greeks challenged the Jewish principle that God is involved in the world.

My Yellow Sticky Hanukkah

In the midst of the office Christmas party, I shocked myself by asking, “Are we doing anything for Hanukkah?”

Three Lights: Hanukkah, Shabbat and Havdallah

Understanding Judaism’s requirement to generate light on three different occasions.

Eight for Eight

Aish.com's inspiring Hanukkah eBook. A collection of 8 inspiring articles to light up the 8 days of Hanukkah.

A Timeless Gift for Hanukkah

For eight days, the glow of our menorah will be augmented by the darkness of my smartphone.

Putting God into the Equation

The Hanukkah menorah reminds us that small miracles still happen.

Timeless Hanukkah: A Graphic Article

The miracle is still happening today.

8 Ways to Turn Darkness into Light

This Hanukkah choose to create your own miracles.

Never Give Up Hope

Why relight the menorah when reason dictated that a day later it would go dark once again?

The Book of the Maccabees Uncovered

An epic journey into the history of Hanukkah.

New York's Great Hanukkah Blackout

How could my dinky menorah compete with all those dazzling lights?

8 Tips for Lighting the Menorah

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

Cooking with Olive Oil

Olive oil is a healthy type of fat and also reminds us how the oil lasted during Hanukkah. Try these delicious recipes.

Despair and Hope in Israel

Hanukkah reminds us that we have the power to repel the darkness with light.

Hanukkah: Latkes and Finger Foods

A magnificent and easy to make buffet.

My First Hanukkah in Communist Russia

No one saw my pitiful menorah. Little did I know how that small flame would grow into a huge light.

Jewish Revenge & Hanukkah

A spiritual response to difficult times.

Hanukkah’s Last Light

Dispelling five myths that block us from connecting to God.

Merry Shpitzvinkel!

How my father’s journey from Santa Claus to a gift-lugging dog in a drainpipe led me to Judaism, sort of.

The Light of Hanukkah: The Aish Chanukah Reader

A collection of inspiring articles to light up your holiday.

Lights: An Inspiring Hanukkah Music Video

Candlelight burning so bright. You can’t ever take my light.

Queen Shlomtzion: In the Spirit of the Maccabees

Another instance in Jewish history when a woman saves the day.

The Power of a Tiny Flame

Small miracles make a great impact.

Hanukkah: Fighting the Darkness with Light

The Hanukkah battle isn’t over. We fight with light.

How to Play Dreidel (Sevivon)

Learn how to play and understand the meaning behind the dreidel symbols.

Hanukkah: Why Light Candles and Ignore the War?

A two-part video exploring the philosophical underpinnings of the holiday.

A Menorah in Bergen Belsen

Sometimes miracles happen in the darkest places.

8 Thoughts for 8 Nights

Questions and ideas to discuss each night as you light your menorah.

Hanukkah & the Essence of True Beauty

Why did Judaism pose such a great threat to ancient Greece?

Celebrating Hanukkah the Lean Way

8 salads for 8 days, because a salad a day keeps your weight at bay.

Top Ten Hanukkah Gifts for Husbands

Skip the new tie. Give your husband the gift he really wants.

Miracles, Human and Divine

Like the days of Hanukkah, we are witnessing miracles today.

Top Ten Hanukkah Gifts Every Wife Wants

This year give your wife the gift she really wants.

4 Steps to the Perfect Latke

How to make the perfect latke.

Hanukkah: The Force Awakens

In a dark world, you must be the light.

Cooking with Olive Oil

This Hanukkah celebrate the miracle of olive oil with these delicious, healthy dips.

Hannukah Menu for Dinner

Instead of potato latkes, try these delectable dishes.

Hanukkah: Strength in Unity

How to battle against spiritual annihilation.

Gourmet Latkes

Two unique recipes to spice up your holiday.

Hanukkah: What, How and Why

A concise, comprehensive guide to the holiday of Hanukkah.

Hanukkah: Never Give Up

The power of the menorah’s flame.

Three Ways to Give Thanks this Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a special time for us to say thank You for all the little and big miracles in our lives.

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