For my daughter, supporting Black lives and celebrating Hanukkah is part and parcel of the same thing; one does not happen without the other.
David Diggs discusses new single 'Hanukkah Puppy'.
VIDEO: New York family demonstrates proper technique.
Black-Japanese-Jewish diversity advocate shares unique Hanukkah recipe.
This year’s most catchy addition to the holiday canon may be Oakland native Daveed Diggs’ new rap, “Puppy for Hanukkah.”
Leslie Odom Jr.: I wanted to make sure that the Festival of Lights was represented in the album.
Da Costa's 'Hanukkah Moon' reminds us that the sixth night of Hanukkah is a particularly special night of the holiday.
Eid Al Bnat is a beautiful celebration.
A traditional fried treat with a fascinating history.
This year, Hanukkah has special meaning for the Abayudaya Jews of Uganda. It is a story of the few against the many. It is a story that is ancient but also new.
All this week, Jews around the world will light candles to celebrate Hanukkah - and it will be the same in Yangon, Myanmar. For years there were just a handful of Jews in Yangon, but now the community is growing again, as Sammy explains.
Far East flavors make these Jewish pastries exciting again. Classic sweet rugelach get a Chinese twist with a filling of chestnuts, goji berries, and Chinese five-spice powder.
As a convert, I have always felt a special responsibility to actively choose Judaism. Each new choice I make reminds me to live a Jewish life with kavanah, with loving intent. I have to make being Jewish happen.
Some Sephardic Jews with roots in Aleppo, Syria, have a special Hanukkah custom. On each of the eight nights of the holiday, they light an extra flame.
Eating Greek at Hanukkah might seem like a contradiction but on the flip side of this dichotomy are centuries during which Greek-Jewish flourished with Jews living and thriving in Greece. And the Jewish food of Greece can add so much to Hanukkah celebrations.
"Hanukkah means dedication and is about miracles," said Tippett, sounding more like a rabbi than a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
SAN FRANCISCO (MyJewishLearning.com)-Chanukah is observed with joy and celebration in Jewish communities around the world.
Who doesn't love a holiday party? Adding a global theme to this year's celebrations can both to add to the festivities and the educational elements of the holiday, bringing in new elements that both surprise and challenge accepted ideas of the holiday.