by Aryeh Rosenzweig
by Rabbi Philip Moskowitz
Anyone can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.
by Rabbi Efrem Goldberg
Hanukkah teaches us how to see beyond the surface.
by Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen
People love the underdog.
by Debbie Gutfreund
by Devora Shabtai and Sony Perlman
Addiction is a daily uphill battle where modern-day miracles are being performed throughout the recovery process.
by Rabbi Dr. Benji Levy
Celebrating Hanukkah represents the same type of joy as getting married – we actively choose who we love in order to continue our people.
by William Kolbrener
On Hanukkah, we proclaim our difference with special enthusiasm, refusing a ‘woke’ form of universalism which does not allow for Jewish distinctiveness.
by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Illuminate Hanukkah with these inspiring insights.
Illuminate your 8 nights of Hanukkah with these inspiring insights.
by Rabbi Reuven J. Epstein
The Hanukkah battle isn't over.
by Emuna Braverman
Hanukkah is far more than the Jewish Christmas. It is the holiday of the spiritual survival of the Jewish people.
by Slovie Jungreis-Wolff
Four contemporary insights to illuminate our darkening world.
by Rabbi Avi Shafran
Indispensable to the Jewish worldview is the idea that humans are unique, that we possess a spiritual component and that our actions are freely chosen.
by Miriam Kosman
It’s the radiance emanating from within the home, not the dazzle from without, that ultimately lights up the darkness.
by Tzvi Nightingale
What is the essential philosophical difference between the Greeks and the Jews?
by Rabbi Dovid Rosenfeld
Hanukkah: it’s all in the numbers.
by Dr. Yvette Alt Miller
Touching history in Israel.
Rabbi Benjamin Blech
by Rabbi Benjamin Blech
Including the meaning of the oil and why turning it into the Jewish Christmas as antithetical to the holiday.
How can we counter the darkness and bring light to the world?
by Gabriel Ethans
The Last Jedi, Chanukah and the battle between the forces of light and darkness.
Chief Editor's Blog
by Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith
The mohel instructed me to hold the baby’s legs tight, thrusting me into the reality of what was unfolding.
Why is Hanukkah called the holiday of vision?
by Rabbi Aaron Goldscheider
Why that small flask of pure oil is like the heart of every Jew.
The incredible power of adding one consistent light at a time.
The actress's desire for a Christmas tree isn't trivial. It represents the contemporary Jew's struggle to hold onto her Jewish identity.
When it comes to spirituality, never take no for an answer.
This year, give the greatest gifts money can’t buy.
by Karen Wolfers Rapaport
Understanding Judaism’s requirement to generate light on three different occasions.
by Ariela Davis
For eight days, the glow of our menorah will be augmented by the darkness of my smartphone.
by Tzvi Lebetkin
The miracle is still happening today.
This Hanukkah choose to create your own miracles.
Why relight the menorah when reason dictated that a day later it would go dark once again?
Dispelling five myths that block us from connecting to God.
by Aish UK
Questions and ideas to discuss each night as you light your menorah.
by Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield
Why did Judaism pose such a great threat to ancient Greece?
Skip the new tie. Give your husband the gift he really wants.
Like the days of Hanukkah, we are witnessing miracles today.
This year give your wife the gift she really wants.
by Yael Zoldan M.A.
In a dark world, you must be the light.
Sara Yoheved Rigler
by Sara Yoheved Rigler
Who are the heroes of Hanukkah?
Hanukkah is a special time for us to say thank You for all the little and big miracles in our lives.
by Rabbi Yonason Goldson
Thanksgiving and Hanukkah remind us to be grateful not just for the success, but even for the struggle.
The similarities – and essential differences – between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.
by Jason Elbaum
Lighting Hanukkah candles is a brave act in the Maccabean tradition.
by Rabbi Nachman Zakon
The Maccabees’ eternal lessons for preserving Jewish continuity and pride.
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