At a preschool Hanukkah celebration—held in a nice liberal church—an atheistic Jew wonders where he fits in, and what to tell his daughter
With A Dreamers Christmas, subversive jazz musician John Zorn makes a straightforward holiday album that’s radical in its own way
It’s the time of year when intermarried Jews are lectured against Christmas trees. Given marriage trends, the lecturers should learn to pipe down.
From chocolate cake to onion rolls, recent Jewish cookbooks offer a tantalizing range of recipes for Hanukkah treats to complement the latkes
Agenda, Hanukkah edition: Matisyahu comes clean in Williamsburg, latkes get judged, and a 4,000-pound menorah is lit. Plus our seasonal gift guide!
Bukharian Jews in Queens, N.Y., mostly émigrés from the Soviet Union, brought with them a cuisine that mixes the polyglot flavors of Central Asia
Need Hanukkah gift ideas? From a tale of a Shabbat princess to a Lower East Side detective story, here are the year’s best Jewish kids’ books
My son’s pyromaniacal tendencies, Bibi, and bedtime stories that go awry
In his memoir, the famous refusenik remembered celebrating Hanukkah in the Soviet Gulag
Hoboken’s own rock out with The Feelies and other friends
A feverish love of collecting masked a family’s shameful truth: There was no money.
How does this game possibly make any sense?
A well-oiled selection of Hanukkah fare—from a new twist on latkes to salads and savory ‘gelt’
Another Time, Another Way: Tablet Magazine’s Hanukkah album, remixed versions of holiday and Jewish classics
Part II: As Hanukkah approaches, a look at the year’s best Jewish books for older kids
As Hanukkah approaches, a look at the year’s best Jewish picture books
The best of this year’s chanukiahs, the menorahs used for Hanukkah, are beautiful, sometimes clever, and occasionally poignant
You don’t need to be Jewish to be a great spinner
The Annotated Child: Coping with the December dilemma
Neil’s cover of ‘The Chanukah Song’
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Festival of Lights
The letters are in Braille!
Merry-making at a Yo La Tengo Hanukkah concert
From the archives: Investigating the meaning of Hanukkah
A new album tries to change Hanukkah’s reputation
From the archives: An unexpected profusion of gifts for six Brooklyn siblings
From the archives: Love among the menorahs
Pornographic vegan cupcakes and other highlights of a West Coast Hanukkah
A young critic weighs in on three new novels