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TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Erdogan, Corbyn extend Hanukkah greetings to Jews

Leaders of British Jewry responded in disdain to the greetings by the Labour leader many UK Jews suspect to be an antisemite.

Bringing Hanukkah home

Torah learning is central to creating a genuine Jewish atmosphere in the home, an environment in harmony with G-d’s values and vision.

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Colombia’s Day of the Little Candles looks an awful lot like Hanukkah

Jews in Colombia preparing for Hanukkah saw something earlier this month that no doubt looked very familiar.

By ALAN GRABINSKY
18/12/2019
The Maccabeats perform a Hebrew version of 'Despacito'
Maccabeats' Hanukkah song fights antisemitism and hate

As the lyrics, "We ain’t gonna stop for nothin!" clearly hint at - despite antisemitism and hate, the Jew is still proud to celebrate their religion in public without fear.

SKETCH OF the Temple’s Menorah as described in Exodus, by Fray Juan Ricci (1600–1681)
The spiritual sufganiya

When you begin to examine things a little deeper though, you will discover there is more to this eclectic mix of tales and customs than a simple child’s story.

12/12/2019
Winter festivities  in the Western Galilee
Tour Israel: Winter festivities in the Western Galilee

Every once in a while, Hanukkah and Christmas fall on the same week, and this year happens to be one of those years.

By MEITAL SHARABI
11/12/2019
CEO of Hazorfim Yakov Merdinger looks at produced silver candlesticks and menorahs.
Uniting the Jewish people through producing Hanukkah menorahs

‘Hanukkah for all Jewish people represents our strong roots,’ says Hazorfim CEO Yakov Merdinger.

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Torah showcase

Rabbi Eliyahu and Chanie Canterman, the directors of Chabad of Talbiyeh, have their hands full this month with gala events marking Yod Tet Kislev and Hanukka

In Christmas season, Jewish wrestler demands Hanukkah representation

MJF never brings his Judaism up in the ring, but it's followed him throughout his career.

04/12/2019
A giant menorah stands in front of a Christmas tree at the Brandenburg gate to celebrate Hanukkah in
New Hallmark Hanukkah movies called out for antisemitic overtones

Hanukkah stands only in relation to Christmas - but not independently. The festival of Hanukkah in fact is a hindrance to the characters being able to celebrate Christmas as usual.

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