Lighting Your Menorah Safely

This is the peak time of year for home candle fires. Take precaution.

Why Do We Light the Menorah with Olive Oil?

Looking beyond the mask of darkness, we can perceive light.

PODCAST: Hanukkah Safety Tips for the Whole Family

Chaya Malka Abramson talks about fire prevention and treating burns

Hanukkah: Strength in Unity

How to battle against spiritual annihilation.

Why Dreidel?

On Hanukkah we recognize the miracle of nature.

My Big Fat Greek War

Who are the Chanukah heroes who saved our people?'s Chanukah Reader

Stories, recipes, coloring pages, and a full "how-to" section.

The Maccabees

Who were these Jewish warrior heroes?

Why 8 Days of Hanukkah?

The number eight transcends the natural world's Chanukah Reader

A 10-page booklet to enlighten your Chanukah.

Lively Overview of Chanukah

Insights from the Midrash and contemporary sages.

Giving Gifts

It's fun to take part in the shopping season, but is "gifting" a part of Chanukah?

8 Surprising Lessons from the Laws of Chanukah

A closer examination of the laws and customs of Chanukah yields some surprising insights.

The Ninth Candle

Why can't benefit be derived from the light of the menorah?

What Does Hanukkah Mean?

Education, dedication, and beginning. These are the 3 meanings of the word "Chanukah". What do they stand for?

Hanukkah Dreidel Secrets

What the Hanukkah dreidel was 'back then' and how we can learn from it today.

Why Chanukah Gelt?

What's the deeper meaning of money and what does it have to do with Chanukah?

Is Hanukkah the Jewish Christmas?

A pictorial cartoon explanation of Chanukah, for the uninitiated.

Oil or Candles?

To get oil from an olive, you've got to press hard. So too, the Jewish people shine under pressure.

Holy Temple Lights

The Temple in Jerusalem was a place of concentrated spiritual power and electrifying inspiration.

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