The TorahBytes Hanukkah Collection

by Alan and Robin Gilman

Hanukkah is one of the most joyous times of the year. It commemorates the rededication of the altar in Jerusalem by Judah Maccabee in 165 B.C.E. We would like to share some things with you to help make your Hanukkah a little more meaningful and fun.

Hanukiah, dreidel, and gelt

A Hanukkah Toy Story
The story of Hanukkah as told by a talking dreidel

Hanukkah Activities
Eight activities that you can do with your family, one for each day of the festival

Hanukkah--The Festival of Lights
A collection of Bible verses to think about when you light the candles each evening

Hanukkah--Festival of Lights and Miracles
An article: Let the light break through.

Happy Hanukkah from Lord of the Rings
A reflection of Hanukkah from Frodo's companion Sam (updated with video clip)

Maccabean Courage Is So Needed Today
An article: Today's tactics might be different, but the need for courage hasn't changed.

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