The Secret of the Dreidel: A Snapshot of Jewish History

More than a children's game, the little dreidel contains the story of the Jewish people and the history of the whole world.

Hanukkah and the Secret to Jewish Survival

The Greeks tried to stop us from being Jewish. The battle isn't over yet.

Hanukkah: There's Always Hope

A little bit of light pushes away a lot of darkness.

Hanukkah In Bergen Belsen

The improbable true story of finding a menorah in a sea of dark despair.

Bohemian Chanukah

Kindle the lights, remember the Maccabees, and rock on.

Hanukkah: Rock of Ages

The Hanukkah Story in 8 hit songs. A short medley of pop music parodies through the ages.

The Dreidel’s Secret Lesson

A profound lesson in spinning the dreidel.

Hanukkah and Jewish Grit

Spiritual victories are built on consistent, daily efforts that bear witness to our commitment and faith.

New York's Great Hanukkah Blackout

How could my dinky menorah compete with all those dazzling lights?

Hanukkah: The Battle for Beauty

How to rise above society’s impossible standards of beauty and attain real self-esteem.

Rise Up: Y-Studs Hanukkah Music Video

Great music and moving message.

Carrying the Torch: The Menorah and the Eternal Jewish People

The Arch of Titus reminds us what is the secret of the Jews' immortality.

At Great Risk: The Maccabees, Soviet Refuseniks & the Courage to Fight

When we go beyond our natural limitations to do what’s right, God goes beyond the natural limitations and performs miracles.

What Do We Really Celebrate on Hanukkah?

Is it the miracle of the oil, winning the war, or something deeper?

Hanukkah: God Doesn't Shout, He Whispers

Why do we light candles for 8 days when the miracle only lasted for 7 days?

PODCAST: Telling Our Children the Message of Chanukah

Rabbi Ken Spiro on the Maccabee’s fight for Jewish values.

Hanukkah: Everything Is a Miracle

If there was enough oil to burn for one day, why do we celebrate Hanukkah for eight days?

Hanukkah: Judaism’s Most Fundamental Belief

The Greeks challenged the Jewish principle that God is involved in the world.

Tiny Steps. Massive Impact

Why we don't light 8 candles every night of Hanukkah.

A Hamilton Hanukkah: The Maccabeats

The story of Hanukkah set to the Broadway smash hit, Hamilton.

Eight for Eight

Aish.com's inspiring Hanukkah eBook. A collection of 8 inspiring articles to light up the 8 days of Hanukkah.

Reindeer and Latkes: Aren't The Winter Holidays Suspiciously Similar?

Is Hanukkah just a Jewish version of Christmas? What makes Hanukkah special?

Fan the Flames

The Sages instituted several laws regarding the lighting of the menorah. Each of them is filled with meaning.

Hanukkah: Fighting the Darkness with Light

The Hanukkah battle isn’t over. We fight with light.

The Book of the Maccabees Uncovered

An epic journey into the history of Hanukkah.

Lights: An Inspiring Hanukkah Music Video

Candlelight burning so bright. You can’t ever take my light.

Hanukkah: Why Light Candles and Ignore the War?

A two-part video exploring the philosophical underpinnings of the holiday.

Jewish Revenge & Hanukkah

A spiritual response to difficult times.

The Light of Hanukkah: The Aish Chanukah Reader

A collection of inspiring articles to light up your holiday.

The Black Miracle: A Hanukkah Poetry Slam

Nissim Black’s search for light amidst the darkness.

Hanukkah Infographic

Everything you need to know about Hanukkah. Share with your family and friends.

Aish.com Hanukkah E-Cards

Send your Hanukkah greeting to friends and family with an inspiring Aish.com feature.

8 Fascinating facts about Hanukkah

An Infographic to SHARE with friends and family.

Out of the Darkness

Miracles do sometimes happen. Based on a true story. A timely Hanukkah message.

Aish.com's Hanukkah E-Book

A free, 20-page user-friendly compendium of thought-provoking essays.

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