Chanukah

Colombia’s Day of the Little Candles Looks an Awful Lot like Chanukah

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Jews in Colombia preparing for Hanukkah saw something earlier this month that no doubt looked very familiar. On the night of Dec. 7, streets, plazas,...
h: A contemporary Candelabrum (Menorah, Hebrew: מנורה) in the style of a traditional Menorah. Seen here with eight candles lit (the ninth candle is the service, Shamash, Hebrew: שמש), used during the Jewish Hanukkah holiday, 2014, United Kingdom. Photo by Gil Deke

8 Fun Ways to Incorporate Core Jewish Values Into Your Chanukah

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For Jewish children, the excitement of Chanukah is often connected to the promise of receiving gifts — usually one for each of the eight...

Celebrating Chanukah Early in Annapolis

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On Dec. 15, Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan (pictured top right lighting a chanukiah) presided over the annual Chanukah brunch arranged...

Chanukah Gift Guide 2019

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12/10/19 9a.m. This article has been updated to reflect a correction. Shop Local This Chanukah Let the spirit of rising up against Greco-Syrian oppressors inspire us...

The Dreidels Spin and the Manischewitz Flows at DC Chanukah Bar

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The latkes are brown and crispy, the dreidels are spinning. Two candles flicker from the menorah, and blue and white lights hang from the...

Chanukah Festival Lights Up Inner Harbor

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As the gray sky darkened, a flame atop a 32-foot menorah on the corner of Pratt and Light streets sputtered to life. Reaching her...

Cousins’ Club

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It was a little chaotic getting all three members of the band Distant Cousins on the phone the day before Thanksgiving, but they made...

It’s Chanukah, and the Gifts Look A Lot More Like Christmas

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It’s Christmastime at Bed, Bath and Beyond. The store is stuffed with red, green and gold products wishing customers a Merry Christmas, from pillows...

Toy Store’s ‘Cool’ Gifts Help Parents, Children Celebrate Chanukah

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Joel Poznansky and his team at Maryland’s newest Jewish-owned toy shop, Wicked Uncle, are trying to identify the best and most fun gift ideas...

Meet the Bethesda Artist Who Created This Year’s Chanukah Stamp

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This year’s Chanukah stamp is a papercut image of a nine-branched chanukiah placed in the subtle outline of a jug. The background is enlivened...