What is Hanukkah?

Hanukkah is a holiday that commemorates the Jewish recapture and rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in 164 BCE.

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Some Specific Approaches Interfaith Families Use for Hanukkah and Christmas

Various approaches for how to celebrate Hanukkah (Chanukah) and Christmas in interfaith families.

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Symbols and Observances of Hanukkah

Hanukkah, unlike the major Jewish holidays, does not require any days off from work, any major preparation or any long worship services. It?s an eight day holiday that consists mainly of lighting candles, singing songs, eating traditional foods and playing dreidel.

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Traditional Foods of Hanukkah

Overview of Hanukkah foods, including sufganyot, Hanukkah gelt and links to latke recipes.

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