An Indian Jew shares her Hanukkah traditions
How the ancient Hanukkah story inspires a modern thinking about race and authenticity.
A Hanukkah latke recipe inspired by Mexican and Jewish family traditions.
Three generations cook Sephardic recipes for Hanukkah.
White Ashkenazi author writes Indian Jewish children's book that reflects the changing Jewish world.
From gefilte fish to the mufletta, Jewish cuisine is as varied as the many countries Jews have lived in
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™)
at a Hanukkah celebration over the weekend in Bahrain, a Muslim-majority monarchy whose king has sanctioned celebrations of the Jewish holiday.
As we approach our upcoming Festival of Lights, our stories about the Maccabees and our nation’s triumph over religious and political oppression.
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.
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.