Recipes and Memories from Hanukkah in India

Eddna Samuel, Jewish&, 11/29/2018

An Indian Jew shares her Hanukkah traditions

Recipes and Memories from Hanukkah in India

Eddna Samuel, My Jewish Learning, 11/29/2018

An Indian Jew shares her Hanukkah traditions

Why this Mixed-Race Jew Loves Hanukkah

Marra Gad, Jewish&, 11/26/2018

How the ancient Hanukkah story inspires a modern thinking about race and authenticity.

On ‘Bureka Tuesdays,’ They Make Pastries the Way Their Grandmothers Did

Joan Nathan, The New York Times, 11/26/2018

Members of a synagogue in Atlanta come together to make the savory pocket pastries to sell at Hanukkah, as they have for decades.

A Latin Twist on Hanukkah Latkes

Julia Hernandez Nierenberg, Jewish&, 12/06/2017

A Hanukkah latke recipe inspired by Mexican and Jewish family traditions.

Sephardic Hanukkah Cookies Bring Community Together

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 11/27/2017

Three generations cook Sephardic recipes for Hanukkah.

New Multicultural Hanukkah Holiday Book #WeNeedDiverseBooks

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 11/15/2017

White Ashkenazi author writes Indian Jewish children's book that reflects the changing Jewish world.

Beyond the Bagel: 6 Jewish Foods You Need to Try

Devorah Lev-Tov, Tasting Table, 09/18/2017

From gefilte fish to the mufletta, Jewish cuisine is as varied as the many countries Jews have lived in

Far-Flung World Jewry Adopts Unique Rosh Hashana Traditions, But Eternal Dream Remains

Eliana Rudee, Breaking Israel News, 09/18/2017

And in that day, a great ram’s horn shall be sounded; and the strayed who are in the land of Assyria and the expelled who are in the land of Egypt shall come and worship Hashem on the holy mount, in Yerushalayim.” Isaiah 27:13 (The Israel Bible™)

03/21/2019

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas

Pamela Ehrenberg, , 01/01/1970

In this sweet and humorous picture book, Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas, a multi-cultural family (Mom's Indian; Dad's Jewish) celebrate Hanukkah while incorporating traditional Indian food.

Modern Maccabees: An African Hanukkah Story

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, My Jewish Learning, 12/07/2015

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.

Hanukkah with spirit in Yangon

Staff, BBC News, 12/04/2015

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.

Give Your Hanukkah Rugelach a Chinese Spin

Jake Cohen, Saveur, 12/02/2015

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.

A Recipe for Homemade Hanukkah

Marcella White-Campbell, My Jewish Learning, 12/01/2015

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.

What a Syrian Hanukkah Custom Can Teach Us About Refugees

Afraim Katzir, Forward, 11/30/2015

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

The Be'chol Lashon Staff, My Jewish Learning, 11/16/2015

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.

Patriots' Hall of Famer Andre Tippett Lights the Menorah

Steven Rosenberg, The Boston Globe, 12/14/2014

"Hanukkah means dedication and is about miracles," said Tippett, sounding more like a rabbi than a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Beyond latkes: Chanukah around the world

Ruth Abusch Magder, Heritage Florida Jewish News, 12/12/2014

SAN FRANCISCO (MyJewishLearning.com)-Chanukah is observed with joy and celebration in Jewish communities around the world.