by Yaakov Astor
The menorah's flames remind us that technology is but a gift from God.
by Efim Svirsky
Tapping into the spiritual energy of Chanukah.
by Chava Dumas a"h
As a Jew, I was always a little different. That would become my greatest asset.
by Avi Geller
Insights from the Midrash and contemporary sages.
by Elan S. Carr
An American Jewish soldier of Iraqi descent lights the Menorah in Saddam Hussein's palace.
Sara Yoheved Rigler
by Sara Yoheved Rigler
Some surprising lessons are unearthed with Saddam Hussein.
by Steve Greenberg
A pictorial cartoon explanation of Chanukah, for the uninitiated.
by Rabbi Yehuda Krohn, Psy.D.
Nurturing the subtle, contradictory strivings for intimacy.
by Rabbi Elozor Barclay and Rabbi Yitzchok Jaeger
Navigating the delicate moments on Friday afternoon of Chanukah.
In-depth laws of the menorah for travelers and guests.
In-depth laws of how to perform the Chanukah mitzvah properly.
The proper placement of the menorah, for a variety of situations.
by Sherri Lederman Mandell
Chanukah and the murder of my son taught me a new way of seeing.
by Debbie Hirschmann
My mother, a Holocaust survivor, always said, "You can be a Jew on the inside, but not on the outside." It was just too risky.
by Nesanel Yoel Safran
We all love beauty. But what makes something or someone beautiful?
by Yair Kobernick
To win, you don't have to be physically stronger or more skilled than your opponent. Where it counts is in the heart.
by Rebbe Alter Yachnes
Dizzy the Dreidel Top has come to take you for a ride back in time.
A story that takes place in one of the caves where Jewish children would meet their rabbi every day to learn and study in secret.
When does the family join together to light the Chanukah menorah? How do we light? What time do we light?...and a special Chanukah story.
by Irma Charles
Delicious latkes and doughnuts to enhance your Chanukah table.
Everything you need for a great Chanukah Party!
by Shimon Apisdorf
The story of Chana and her seven sons is one of the most heartrending in all of Jewish history.
The Chanukah story is filled with the dedication and heroism of Jewish women.
Tthe Greeks took their gods as seriously as we take the stock market.
by Rabbi Shraga Simmons
The Greeks wanted to tear out the heart of Judaism and reduce it to mere symbolism.
Comparing the Greek exile to the darkness at the beginning of creation.
In many ways America is the cultural by-product of ancient Greece.
by Rabbi Shraga Simmons and Shimon Apisdorf
For the Maccabees, it was not physical life at stake, but the spiritual life of the Jew.
The meaning of the special prayer of gratitude recited on Chanukah.
Time-traveling with an army general and a CNN correspondent back to the Jewish revolt against the Greeks.
To be a brilliant source of light, you don't have to be brighter than all the other stars.
What motivated the Maccabees to dare and take on the best organized, most powerful military machine in the world?
"For God's candle is the soul of man." (Proverbs)
by Rebbetzin Feige Twerski
Regardless of the insecurity, unpredictability, and appearance of hopelessness, as Jews we need to leave tomorrow to God.
The Temple in Jerusalem was a place of concentrated spiritual power and electrifying inspiration.
When we light Chanukah lights, we help each other remember God's miracles and kindnesses.
Jewish survival and Jewish revival begins in the Jewish home.
To get oil from an olive, you've got to press hard. So too, the Jewish people shine under pressure.
The secret of why the Greek empire didn't survive more than a few hundred years.
by I.I. Cohen
A concentration camp survivor recalls the ingenuity behind a memorable Chanukah observance.
Elijah's light still shines.
As in the Time of the Maccabees, a great miracle happened.
With the help of God, the Jewish people will outlive their cruel foes and emerge triumphant in the end.
God shines Chanukah light into the seemingly darkest place.
by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller
My parents had no clue why they lit the electric menorah on Chanukah.
by Ted Roberts
In my time, Chanukah gifts meant only a dime. It also meant potato latkes and a visit to grandma.
Each of us has a dark spot concealed from ourselves due to overwhelming pain and shame. How do we turn on the lights?
Who could do the kazatzky like Mendel? No one, including the Cossacks who guarded the Czar himself.
by Dina Coopersmith
The Greeks enlightened the world with art, philosophy and science. So why does Torah associate them with forces of darkness?
The seven branches represent the seven channels of spiritual self-expression, which can change you forever.
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