Trump Pledges Support for Jewish Victims of Hate in Hanukkah Message

(JTA) — “Light will always break through the darkness,” President Donald Trump said in a Presidential Message released for Hanukkah. “Melania and I send our warmest greetings to our Jewish...

IDF Opens Ancient Maccabee Palaces Near Jericho to Hanukkah Tourists

The Israel Defense Forces have reopened the archaeological site of the ancient palaces of the Maccabees to tourists in honor of Hanukkah. According to the Hebrew daily Makor Rishon, the...

Tallest Menorah in LI to Be Lit By Pittsburgh First Responders

The 11 victims of the Oct. 27 Pittsburgh shooting will be remembered in Roslyn this Sunday, Dec. 2, at 5:30 p.m., as 11 Pittsburgh police officers — who were...

Spread The Light Of Chanukah, But Not The Fire

By Mark J Klein “Did you hear about that fire?” “Where?” “Oh, a Jewish family with five kids!” “Luckily someone was up and was able to get everyone out of...

Yeshiva Darchei Aliya, Variety Connection Offer Free Chanukah STEM Projects

  Yeshiva Darchei Aliya (YDA) teams up with Variety Connection to distribute Chanukah projects for children that utilize STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) components to bring Chanukah to life. YDA...

The Magnificent Nine Debuts

It will be a party to end all parties, with perhaps more creativity than any single Chanukah event since 8 days worth of oil were created out of 1. First...

Lighting The Menorah

In the stores these days, there are myriad varieties of candles and oils to use for Chanukah lights. However, it is clear that the choicest way to fulfill the...
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Ten Minutes With Rabbi Teldon: Chanukah Insights

https://youtu.be/wDzz0xPewM0 https://youtu.be/pZjJgM7CXMA https://youtu.be/BX_u6JSkqpY https://youtu.be/lRXmgtvK0Lk Rabbi Tuvia Teldon is the regional director of Chabad Lubavitch of Long Island. He can be reached at rabbi@chabadli.org. For more information and inspiration, visit www.chabadli.org or Facebook.com/RabbiTeldon to...

Hanukkah Conjures Up Some Sweet Senior Moments

The menorah’s candles illuminating the dark outside never truly burn out. The latkes sizzling in the pan still give off their heavenly perfume, and the dreidel of youth spins...

18 Things You Should Know About Simchas Torah

by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com It seems that there are a lot of people that are at a bit of a loss as to what Simchas Torah is all...
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