Jesse Haines

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Far-right Israeli activists protest Jerusalem Christmas event

Lehava claims Christmas tree decorating event at YMCA targeted Jewish children.<p>><br>• ><p>Members of the Greek Orthodox clergy wait for the arrival of the …

A Food Lover's Guide to Hanukkah

(Image credit: blueeyes/Shutterstock)<p>Hanukkah, which is also known as The Festival of Lights, is a joyous holiday on the Jewish calendar. Celebrated …

Ancient Jewish necropolis named World Heritage Site

A top UN cultural organization on Sunday declared a 2nd century CE Jewish burial complex at Beit She’arim in northern Israel a World Heritage Site.<p>A …

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel

How to Play Dreidel

Dreidel is a traditional game of chance, and one of the most well-known symbols of Hanukkah. The dreidel is a four-sided top with a different Hebrew …

Hanukkah - Holidays

History of Hanukkah<p>The events that inspired the Hanukkah holiday took place during a particularly turbulent phase of Jewish history. Around 200 B.C., …

Light the candles, strike a pose for Hanukkah yoga

For most people, the word “Hanukkah” evokes images of candles burning on a menorah, Adam Sandler’s song or a pile of enough presents to cover eight nights. Images of yoga? Not so much.<p>But tying Hanukkah — or Judaism, for that matter — to yoga isn’t such a stretch. They’re both steeped in rituals …