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Hanukkah’s Unsung Hero

My father always believed the lessons of Hanukkah exist beyond the miracles of war and long-lasting oil

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It’s Hanukkah. Treat. Yo. Self.

Hanicures, Hanukkah-themed romances, and a long bath should do the trick

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‘The Tag of Her Earlobe That Died,’ From Lord and Taylor

An ad printed in last Sunday’s New York Times spelled a Hebrew Hanukkah greeting wrong. Way wrong.

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Paris Celebrates Hanukkah—With Arnold Schwarzenegger

‘It is very important that light prevails over darkness and good prevails over evil’

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Greet Like a God: A Hanukkah Cards Guide for Millennials

Send your parents a card already

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Rav Yitzchok Hutner and the Meaning of Hanukkah

A poet, educator, and master of religious prose, he believed the holiday represented a watershed in Jewish history: the transition to an intellectual rabbinic Judaism

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The Little Girl Who Wanted a Dog for Hanukkah

Her parents didn’t want her to have a dog. Or maybe they just didn’t want her to want something they didn’t want themselves.

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Hanukkah: The Festival of Pop Parodies

Watch me spin my drey-drey

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The Trouble With Latkes

Growing up in Australia, I loved almost all traditional Ashkenazi dishes. But Hanukkah’s greasy potato pancakes have always left me cold.

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How To Put a Syrian Spin on Your Hanukkah Feast

Make a batch of keftes—sweet-and-sour Syrian meatballs with cherries and tamarind

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Think Before You Fry

Consider these recent health studies as you ready the cooking oils to prepare your favorite Hanukkah treats

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What Is the True Meaning of Hanukkah?

We celebrate Hanukkah as the symbol of the fighting against assimilation. One author argues we’ve lost our way.

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Adele’s ‘Hello’ Gets the Hanukkah Parody Treatment

‘Shalom from the kosher aisle’

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The Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2015

Stories about dogs and cats and even Santa Claus make the perfect Hanukkah gift this year

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Listen to an Exclusive Maccabeats Single From Their Upcoming Hanukkah Album

It’s bluegrass meets the Festival of Lights

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Jewish Fanfiction Creates an Alternate Literary Universe

The X-Men have a Seder. Hogwarts gets a kosher kitchen. And everyone from Ivanhoe to Big Bird to Captain Kirk gets a rewrite.

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YU Students Urged to Protest Eric Garner Death

Rabbi Jeremy Wieder asks, ‘How would you feel if your yarmulke made you suspect in the eyes of law enforcement?’

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A Dessert for the Hanukkah-Christmas Eclipse

Meet the koeksister, a South African cookie

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Hanukkah in Jamaica

Holiday celebrations bring together the island’s diverse Jewish community

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The Thin Red-and-Green Line

For a Jewish convert, how much Christmas is too much?

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India Considers Pro-Israel Stance at the U.N.

The latest sign of deepening ties under India’s new prime minister

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Manhattan’s Biggest Menorah Mystery, Solved

The story behind the massive Hanukkiah atop a Fifth Avenue building

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A Visit From the Ghost of Hanukkahs Past

Seeing the Empire State Building lit in blue and white set my mind whirling

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Hanukkah Alegre!

Washington-area Sephardic Jews share traditional foods and converse in the disappearing language of their ancestors

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A Hanukkah Protest Against Police Brutality

Menorah lighting and blessings punctuate rally for social justice

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The Perfect Wine to Drink With Your Latkes

This Hanukkah, try a sparkling white wine with your potato pancakes

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A Comedian’s Guide to Making Hanukkah Gelt

Eliot Glazer’s golden-dusted chocolate confections actually look pretty good

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How Jeb Bush Stole Hanukkah

Former Florida governor announces possible 2016 presidential run

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J.K. Rowling’s Hanukkah Gift to the Jews

On Twitter, Harry Potter author reveals a Jewish wizard at Hogwarts

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