Articles in "Chanukah"

Maccabean History: The Battle Of Beit Zechariah

The Battle of Beit Zechariah, which took place 2,000 years ago during the Maccabean Revolt, is one of sacrifice and bravery. On a clear ...

Jerusalem Afloat As Floats And Macy’s-Like Balloons Come To Town

  It was like a Macy’s wonderland with an Israeli flavor as Jerusalem was alight with the Chanukah spirit. Large balloons, ...

American Jews See Chanukah As More Important Than Israelis Do

American Jews consider the Jewish Festival of Lights, Chanukah, to be a much more important holiday than Israeli Jews do. This according to ...

Almost Fully Intact Clay Pomegranate From Tabernacle Time Found In Tel Shiloh

In an exciting and rare find announced on the eve of Chanukah, a small ceramic pomegranate dating back to the times of the Mishkan ...

Haifa Girl Finds Chanukah-era Candle Holder During Pre-Holiday Hike

It's that time of year again: Chanukah! A time to remember Jews’ suffering during the Greek occupation. A time to remember the ...

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Bowl, Say Find May Link to Hanukkah Period

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the discovery of an approximately 2100-year-old stone bowl inscribed with the name ...

IDF Soldiers Celebrate Chanukah at Army Bases Thanks to U.S. Non-Profit

Thanks to an initiative from the Tri-State Region branch of the US non-profit Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), hundreds of ...

From Nazi Germany to Beit Shemesh, a Family Menorah Continues to Glow

The menorah that today sits on the windowsill of the home of the family of Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner, had once faced Nazi headquarters in ...

50 New French Immigrants Celebrate Chanukah at Ben Gurion Airport

A group of Jewish immigrants from France arrived in Israel on Tuesday evening and were greeted by the Jewish Agency and Israel’s Ministry ...

Keeping the Light of the Chanukah Tradition Alive at the Western Wall

The spirit of the Chanukah holiday is noticeably palpable throughout Israel this week. Schoolchildren are on vacation, “Happy Chanukah ...