Holidays

Healing Division: The Jewish People's Strength

Like today, the Jews were disunited in the time of Haman. Queen Esther understood our victory depends on being united.

Rabbi Blech on the Pandemic's First Anniversary

Purim masks and face masks: Looking forward to when masks stop concealing God's presence, nor be required by a soon-to-be conquered pandemic.

Funtastic Foods for Purim

Fruity pebble hamantashen, beer braised pulled brisket sandwiches and much more!

When is Passover 2022?

Passover (Pesach) 2022 begins Friday evening April 15 and ends Saturday April 23 after nightfall.

My New Favorite Purim Dishes

Because now, more than ever, we can all use a little joy and cheer.

The Chinese Bamboo and Tu B'Shvat

Real growth sometimes happens beneath the surface where no one can see.

Honey, Dates and Olives, Oh My!: Yummy Recipes for Tu B'Shvat

Delicious dishes that include fruits, nuts and grains.

Grow Like the Trees

In honor of Tu B’Shvat, 6 lessons on how to grow.

Shevat: Gateway to Eternal Life

How does winter symbolize the bursting forth of life? Exploring the depth of Tu B'Shvat

Saying Hello to Hanukkah

As a convert celebrating my first year of Jewish holidays, I can see that there's something in Judaism that is very much worth fighting for.

Was There a Hanukkah Miracle?

If ever there were evidence of supernatural intervention in human affairs, it would have to be in the realm of the medical.

This Hanukkah, Think about Fred

Anyone can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Seeing 20/20, Even In 2020

Hanukkah teaches us how to see beyond the surface.

Is the Vatican Hiding the Menorah?

What happened to the menorah, the iconic Jewish symbol that once stood in the First and Second Temples?

Our Modern-Day Hanukkah Story

Hanukkah reminds us that even amidst a dark pandemic, nothing is left to chance.

Why Only Hanukkah Is Celebrated as a Family

Judaism places the value of a happy marriage more than military victory, children more than soldiers, and the home more than the battlefield.

Dreidel: 5 Interesting Facts

A dizzying array of fascinating insights behind this iconic Jewish symbol.

Light One More: Hanukkah Music Video

This Hanukkah, find the light in the darkness.

Cooking with Olive and Coconut Oil

This Hanukkah have fun with these flavored oils featured in these delicious recipes.

Flames of Hope: The Power of Hanukkah

The menorah represents the faith and hope of the Jewish people that cannot be extinguished.

The Best Latke and Donut Recipes

A plethora of yummy options for your perfect Hanukkah menu.

Great Ideas for Celebrating Hanukkah at Home During the Pandemic

Don't let being housebound get you and your family down!

Hanukkah: 8 Nights of Games, No Gifts

Food blogger Danielle Renov celebrates Hanukah with eight nights of games. Here's how you can follow her lead.

Puppy for Hanukkah

I want a puppy for Hanukkah! And I'm gonna get just what I wanted!

Your Face is a Walking Menorah

Through compassionate use of your ears, eyes and words, you can illuminate the world.

Three Ways to Find Your Inner Light

Hanukkah is a unique time for accessing the sparks of light within and thereby light up the world.

Hanukkah and the Miracle of Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a daily uphill battle where modern-day miracles are being performed throughout the recovery process.

My Favorite Traditional Hanukkah Recipes

Plus irresistible donut ice cream sandwiches.

Hanukkah and Hope

Hope is the underlying story the Jewish people.

How to Light the Hanukkah Menorah

A simple, animated guide on how to light Chanukah candles.

Hanukkah Quiz

Test your knowledge about Hanukkah

Hanukkah Potato Latkes Recipes

Traditional Chanukah potato latkes recipe

When is Hanukkah 2020?

Hanukkah (Chanukah) begins at sundown December 10 through December 18, 2020

Best Hanukkah Songs - Traditional Chanukah Songs with Lyrics

Enjoy these popular and classic Hanukkah (Chanukah) songs with full lyrics.

Hush!: The Month of Cheshvan

Now is the time to reflect and integrate the spiritual insights gleaned from the holiday season.

Embracing Insecurity: COVID-19 and Sukkot

The pandemic has stripped away security. But we don't need the security of yesterday to be happy today.

Why Sukkot Speaks to Us Now More Than Ever

Three important messages for our time.

Sukkot: Finding Joy in a Tumultuous World

How the Sukkot holiday helps us navigate today’s chaotic times.

Under God's Protection: A Song for Sukkot

He's holding me tight, so I'll be alright.

Sukkot, Corona, and the Secret to Joy

A survivor's smile taught me how to experience joy during this pandemic.

The Shadow: The Meaning of Sukkot

What is the deeper meaning of the shade of the sukkah?

Simple and Quick Sukkot Recipes

These easy and delicious dishes will get your cooking done in a flash and give you time to enjoy in the sukkah.

Sukkot and Corona: Three Major Messages

Exploring the timely relevance of this Jewish holiday.

The Joy of Admitting We Don't Know

Humility, nuance and admitting we don’t know are not signs of weakness, but strength.

Class Action: Yom Kippur

You have the opportunity to represent those who are similarly situated.

A Yom Kippur Birth, An Autism Diagnosis, and a COVID-19 Bar Mitzvah Birthday

Learning to live in the moment, to focus on the things I can control, and to let go of what I can’t.

Squeeze My Hand: An Inspiring Yom Kippur Message

A true story about a father who refused to give up on his child.

Easy Fast in Seven Steps

How to make fasting for 25 hours on Yom Kippur easier.

Meaningful Yom Kippur at Home

Focus on these major themes of the Day of Atonement.

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