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Farkash-Hacohen: UAE Hanukkah candle-lighting 'topples walls'

First Israeli-Dubai Digital Tourism Forum meeting with hundreds of participants from the UAE, Israel, held on Wednesday.

Modi’in and the hanukkiah: The Jewish right to light

Those of us fortunate enough to live in Israel can personally visit the archaeological finds of the Maccabee period and walk through the modern city from which stemmed the revolution.

By DAVID GEFFEN
22/12/2020

Old memo shows Tony Blinken knows to when to ignore Hanukkah joke advice

According to the declassified memo, which begins with “as per your request,” Blinken, who is Jewish, solicited the advice.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
16/12/2020

On zealousness, peace and Hanukkah

Zealotry and fundamentalism are among the greatest dangers to modern society.

By RONEN NEUWIRTH
22/12/2020

We let our kids plan Hanukkah this year — and it taught me so much

We’ve had to learn how to adapt and bring what we could from our normal communal structures into our homes.

By HANNAH LEBOVITS/JTA
15/12/2020

Patient creates medical hanukkiah in tribute to team who saved him

"I give them this hanukkiah with my whole heart," said Moshe Hartman.

The Gulf-Israel Women's Forum brings children draped in the flags of Bahrain, Israel and the UAE to

UAE, Bahraini and Israeli envoys light third Hanukkah candles together

"It was the year of the pandemic, but it was also the year of peace," said Israel Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer.

The table used to stop Monsey attacker is turned into a menorah stand

Emblazoned on its sides are the Hebrew words marked on dreidels typically in Israel — “A big miracle happened here.”

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
11/12/2020
Dreidel art

Virtual Dreidel: A game made for coronavirus Hanukkah

Rabbi Shayna Golkow knew she wanted to do something to help disappointed campers capture some of the spirit of the season.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
11/12/2020

Reflections on Hanukkah 5781

It is a celebration of a miracle that was brought about by Jews refusing to be anything but Jews. Before meeting Greek culture, every theology and philosophy the Jews met was inferior to Judaism.

By AHARON E. WEXLER
13/12/2020
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