Hanukkah is a holiday that commemorates the Jewish recapture and rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in 164 BCE.
Questions about the tree, divorced, adoptive or blended families and what about all the mistakes?
Various approaches for how to celebrate Hanukkah (Chanukah) and Christmas in interfaith families.
The holiday season, from
Thanksgiving on, can be an
emotionally overloaded time
for many families in all kinds of ways that have nothing to do
with interfaith issues.
Hanukkah, unlike the major Jewish holidays, does not require any days off from work, any major preparation or any long worship services. Itís an eight day holiday that consists mainly of lighting candles, singing songs, eating traditional foods and playing dreidel.
How do we celebrate the festival of lights? Learn about menorahs, dreidels and more.
Because of the miracle of the oil, it's traditional to eat fried foods during Hanukkah
Find out when the festival of lights will be this year
Learn more about this popular Jewish holiday and its story of miracles
An activity guide from JewishBoston for Hanukkah