Every year I am challenged as a mother by the proximity of Chanukah to Christmas, especially in a year like this where the two actually coincide. How can our candles possible compete with their stunning...More
I read that some students in New York beat the world record for dreidel spinning, with 618 people simultaneously spinning dreidels. As a kid I remember playing a game where everyone spins a dreidel and...More
I remember singing Maoz Tzur as a child during Chanukah. What does this song mean, and how does it go?
I live in North Vancouver, Canada and I have looked everywhere for Chanukah candles - but to no avail. Either the stores are all out of them, or their supplier cannot get them. Any help would be...More
Eight Miraculous Days-
My daughter came home from school with this question, and I don't have anybody to answer it:
Why is the first night of Chanukah also considered a miracle if there was originally enough oil to burn for...More