Articles in "Chanukah"

Netanyahu Calls Putin to Wish Him a Happy Novy God and Ask for the Release of Israeli Backpacker Naama Issachar

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss foreign policy and request the release of ...

Rescued Boy Lights Chanukah Candles With His Lifesaver

A special candle-lighting ceremony took place at the headquarters of United Hatzalah in Jerusalem on Monday evening, when an 8-year-old boy ...

A Home Full of Light: Bet Elazraki Children’s Home Illuminates the Darkness for Dozens of Children on Chanukah

Dozens of children from disadvantaged backgrounds joyfully celebrated Chanukah on Monday evening at Bet Elazraki Children's Home in Netanya ...

Rivlin Commends IDF Intelligence Unit: ‘You Are the Wonders and Miracles of Our Time’

President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday lit the third Hanukkah candle with the soldiers of the IDF's elite Unit 504 and commended them for their ...

On Chanukah, Brazilian Mayor Vows to Initiate Jewish Culture Week in Schools

By: Lídia Neves/TPS The mayor of Aparecida de Goiania Gustavo Mendanha lit the first candle to celebrate Chanukah on Sunday night ...

World Leaders Wish the Jewish People a Happy Chanukah

Leaders from around the world on Sunday conveyed their wishes and holiday greetings to the Jewish people who celebrated the first night and ...

Christian Friends Help Illuminate Chanukah Holiday for Israel’s Elderly

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) has once again launched its annual "Illuminating with Fellowship" campaign to ...

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 ...