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Eric Adams, elected mayor of New York, kindles the first light of Hanukkah

Mayor Adams lights the first candle with New York's real estate tycoon Rotem Rosen, and speaks to the audience about the meaning of the holiday from his memories of Hanukkah celebrations.

By MICHAL GALANTI
30/11/2021

'We must fight antisemitism and hate of every kind,' says Second Gentleman Emhoff

“Let us always remember that Jewish history is American history,” said Emhoff at the National Menorah Lighting in Washington.

FIDF to host virtual candle lighting series featuring Jewish celebrities

Each night of the event will showcase heroic and life-saving stories that IDF soldiers have had while serving their country. 

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Counterfeiters take advantage of popularity of olive oil menorahs

Some producers dilute their olive oil with cheaper vegetable oils without disclosing all of the ingredients and lure consumers in with lower prices.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
25/11/2021
KFAR CHABAD’S replica of the famed Lubavitch headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, New Yo

Creator of Chabad’s famous menorah sexually abused girl, lawsuit claims

The survivor of the alleged abuse, a 36-year-old woman living in Israel, is trying to get possession of her abuser’s brass menorah, normally displayed at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
13/10/2021

Jewish souls - A rabbi’s treasures culled from around the world

Rabbi Eliahu Birnbaum has collected over the last 22 years thousands of treasures from the Jewish past.

By DEBORAH FINEBLUM
10/03/2021

Amar’e Stoudemire travels everywhere with an antique golden menorah

In an interview with Bloomberg published Wednesday, Stoudemire said he brings an “antique gold menorah” with him wherever he goes.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
12/02/2021

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
"Code Plus" program

Israeli children over 10 wrote code to create a digital menorah

More than 15,000 students in about 120 schools across Israel have participated in the programming program.

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Menorah at Dartmouth shot with pellets, in latest Hanukkah attack

“Dartmouth is pretty quiet when it comes to things like this. It was pretty shocking to come to the realization that somebody, on purpose, shot the menorah,” said Rabbi Moshe Gray

By BEN SALES/JTA
18/12/2020
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