After a visit to Israel during the festival several years ago, I began to view Hanukkah in a new light.
This year, as summer folded into fall, we celebrated our son Josh becoming a bar mitzvah, including the “Torah pass” from generation to generation.
From a new audio version of "Hanukkah Bear" — a holiday favorite by National Jewish Book Award winner Eric A. Kimmel — to a novel for young teens set during the Festival of Lights, there is a fresh crop of Hanukkah books that are sure to delight young readers of all stripes.
As 2016 comes to an end, we’ve rounded up the top eight concepts that will continue to be valuable to you in your work to inspire sacred action in your community.
A Hanukkah bazaar is a great fundraiser and gets your congregants thinking about their Hanukkah shopping and can give an early boost to your Judaica shop. It’s a wonderful opportunity to involve your temple family!
Today, Rabbi Jonah Pesner sent a letter to President Obama, urging him to take swift action to protect those who have applied or participated in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to not face deportation for simply seeking access.
How do we work to prevent what has become an epidemic of gun violence? How do we honor those who have become the victims of this deadly trend? And how do we engage in this issue, specifically as Jews?
In search of a unique gift for the social justice junkie in your life? Look no further than our Social Justice Hanukkah Gift Guide, with eight suggestions full of tzedek – one for each night!