My Kids Are Black and Jewish. To Them, These Identities Are Inseparable.

Jessica Keith, Kveller, 01/08/2021

For my daughter, supporting Black lives and celebrating Hanukkah is part and parcel of the same thing; one does not happen without the other.

Daveed Diggs, Jonathan Snipes Talk New Holiday Song, 'Puppy For Hanukkah'

Michale Martin, All Things Considered - NPR, 12/13/2020

David Diggs discusses new single 'Hanukkah Puppy'.

How to Light the Hanukkah Menorah

Team Be'chol Lashon, Jewish&, 12/10/2020

VIDEO: New York family demonstrates proper technique.

Try These Japanese Tempura Latkes (Caviar Optional)

Dee Sanae, Jewish&, 12/08/2020

Black-Japanese-Jewish diversity advocate shares unique Hanukkah recipe.

WATCH: Daveed Diggs’ new ‘Puppy for Hanukkah’ song

Shira Hanau, JTA, 12/04/2020

This year’s most catchy addition to the holiday canon may be Oakland native Daveed Diggs’ new rap, “Puppy for Hanukkah.”

Leslie Odom Jr. and Nicolette Robinson Sing Maoz Tzur

Leslie Odom Jr., Moment, 12/01/2020

Leslie Odom Jr.: I wanted to make sure that the Festival of Lights was represented in the album.

The Sixth Night of Hanukkah: Rosh Chodesh

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 12/01/2020

Da Costa's 'Hanukkah Moon' reminds us that the sixth night of Hanukkah is a particularly special night of the holiday.

You Need to Know About North Africa’s Feminist Hanukkah Tradition

Rishe Groner, Heyalma, 12/26/2019

Eid Al Bnat is a beautiful celebration.

Sephardic Leek Patties for Hanukkah

Susan Barocas, The Nosher, 12/24/2019

A traditional fried treat with a fascinating history.

Modern Maccabees: An African Hanukkah Story

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, Jewish&, 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, Jewish&, 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 ( is observed with joy and celebration in Jewish communities around the world.

How to Throw a Global Hanukkah Party

Ruth Abusch-Magder, Jewish&, 12/11/2014

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.