An eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev. It is known as the Festival of Lights. It takes place in November or December. Chanukkah Holidays and Observances Judaism Religion and Spirituality Society.
The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah (also called a Chanukiah / Hanukiah ), one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, which may occur at any time from late November to late December in the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Festival of Lights and the Feast of Dedication.
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- Hasmonean kingdom - The Hasmonean dynasty was a ruling dynasty of Judea and surrounding regions during classical antiquity. Between and BCE the dynasty ruled semi-autonomously from the Seleucids in the region of Judea.
- Miracle of the cruse of oil - Miracle of the cruse of oil is an Aggadah depicted in the Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Shabbat, as one of the reasons for Hanukkah.
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- Chanukah on The Cyber Home of Torah www
Orthodox Union "Everything there is to know about Chanuka site". The Cyber Home of Torah. Information for beginners, audio, background, and history.
- Project Chanukah - Torah.org www
Project Genesis, Torah.org, Torah on the Information Superhighway, presents this collection of readings on different aspects of the holiday. Chanukah - Torah.org.
- A Virtual Chanukah www
A detailed look at the holiday's background, Chanukah, along with overviews of holiday traditions, trivia, and recipes. Also includes a just-for-kids section. Virtual Chanukah.
- Audio Chanuka Classes of Jewish Torah Audio of 613.org www
Audio classes and songs about Chanukah. Chanuka Classes of Jewish Torah Audio of 613.org.
- Collected Chanuka Journal - The Virtual Beit Midrash www
Collected articles on different aspects of Chanuka. Journal - The Virtual Beit Midrash. Level: advanced Chanuka Journal - The Virtual Beit Midrash.
- How Chabad.org's Virtual Chanukah www
How to celebrate, Virtual Chanukah, pray, light, listen and learn Chanukah; plus multi-level study, games, audio and video, how-to guide, stories, and recipes. Searchable worldwide public menorah lighting events. Chabad.org's Virtual Chanukah.
- Songs, Hanukkah at The Holiday Zone www
Songs, The Holiday Zone, crafts, action rhymes, printable coloring pages, interactive puzzles, worksheets, and other free educational resources. Hanukkah at The Holiday Zone.
- Concise Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights www
Concise description of Hanukkah and the story behind it and the menorah, The Festival of Lights, dreidel, and special foods. Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights.
- Another Hanukah - Another View www
Another look at the story of Hanukah. Another View. This has been published in several Synogogue newsletters and been the basis for discussion groups. Hanukah - Another View.
- Discusses Judaism 101: Chanukkah www
Discusses Chanukkah, 101: Chanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Includes songs, the rules for playing dreidel and a recipe for latkes (potato pancakes). Judaism 101: Chanukkah.
- Poems, Hanukkah www
Poems, Hanukkah, crafts, and coloring pages from Alphabet-Soup.net. Hanukkah.
- Jewish Hanukah.com www
Jewish holiday site including lighting of menorah, Hanukah.com, chanukah ecards, dreidel, history, traditions, and free online book by Louis Ginzberg "The Legends of the Jews". Hanukah.com.
- E-cards, Chanukah at Kids Domain www
E-cards, Kids Domain, games, puzzles, mazes and other funs stuff. For kids. Chanukah at Kids Domain.
- Simple Chanuka Fun and Games www
Simple telling of the story of the holiday, Fun and Games, games, coloring pages. (From Torah Tots) Chanuka Fun and Games.
- Lyrics Happy Joyous Hanuka www
Lyrics to an English counting song written by Woody Guthrie. Happy Joyous Hanuka.
- Background, Hanefesh: Jewish Laws and Customs for the Holiday of Hanukah (Chanukah) with the blessings www
Background, Jewish Laws and Customs for the Holiday of Hanukah (Chanukah) with the blessings, candle-lighting, and recipes. Hanefesh: Jewish Laws and Customs for the Holiday of Hanukah (Chanukah) with the blessings.
- Online Halacha, Jewish Laws and Jewish Customs of Chanukah www
Online audio classes in the Halacha (Halakha) , Jewish Laws and Jewish Customs of Chanukah, Jewish laws and customs of Chanukah. Halacha, Jewish Laws and Jewish Customs of Chanukah.
- Collection Chanukah at Ohr Samayach www
Collection of articles about Chanukah. Chanukah at Ohr Samayach.
- Offers Lerman Decor www
Offers Hanukah gifts and decorations, Decor, including waterballs, lights, wrapping paper, and dreidels. Lerman Decor.
- Hanukkah AllMenorah.com www
Hanukkah shopping including traditional and electric menorahs, AllMenorah.com, dreidels, candles, and party goods. AllMenorah.com.
- Portal Jewish Holidays at Chabad.org www
Portal to collection of Jewish holiday websites by Chabad. Holidays at Chabad.org.org. Detailed guides to all observances. Jewish Holidays at Chabad.org.
- Learn Akhlah: Jewish Holidays for Children www
Learn all about the Jewish Holidays. Jewish Holidays for Children. Traditions, Hebrew Vocabulary, Crafts, Quizzes, Crafts, Food and fun. Akhlah: Jewish Holidays for Children.
- Alexa: Chanukkah Holidays and Observances
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Chanukkah Holidays and Observances
- DMOZ: Chanukkah Holidays and Observances
dmoz.org Directory: Chanukkah Holidays and Observances