Coins placed in a clay juglet 1,200 years ago included rare specimens from North Africa and one issued by Caliph Haroun A-Rashid, on whom 'One Thousand and One Nights,' was based
Of 34 performances that included female performers this holiday season in Israel, nearly half were directed at female-only audiences
Joe Biden and other Democratic candidates condemn spike in anti-Semitic incidents, Elizabeth Warren stresses 'hateful bigotry has no place in our society'
The ancient Israelites, led by Judas Maccabeus, did vanquish the oppressor Antiochus - but Greek rule would only be shaken off 20 years later under Judas' younger brother. A must-read before the holiday begins
Starring leeks, yams, buckwheat and chard – recipes for vegan pancakes that are great on Hanukkah and all year long
An estimated 250 families received donated food, toys and supplies two weeks after the deadly shooting that rocked the two communities
Survivors share stories of living under Nazi rule and sing songs in evening of commemoration
'Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate it on Earth!' Jessica Meir, who took part of the first all-female spacewalk, tweets
Modern tradition assumes Hanukkah candles were born with the holiday but Josephus hadn’t heard of them: It seems we borrowed them from the pagan Saturnalia
It's not just Americans who have trouble pronouncing the name of this winter holiday. Israelis get it wrong too.
One of the highlights of the Yiddish New York Festival will be the remarkable photography display called 'Hanukkah in Mea Shearim'
Nina Weinman says ‘Double Holiday’ – which she wrote – and ‘Holiday Date,’ which critics say invokes anti-Semitic stereotypes and tropes, is just spreading holiday cheer
But when did the custom of eating latkes for Hanukkah begin?
Trump on Wednesday condemned a shooting at a New Jersey kosher grocery in which six people were killed, vowing to 'crush' anti-Semitism
The project is the brainchild of Grammy-winning music supervisor Randall Poster, inspired by Yo La Tengo’s annual run of Hanukkah concerts
The nine-foot tall menorah of Zeta Beta Tau, a traditionally Jewish fraternity, was vandalized on December 2
Hanukkah songs: A joyous call by the entire family for a jihadist religious war
The chant began during a short speech by the President, in which he spoke about his decision to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
About 500 people gather outside Tree of Life to pray, sing songs and witness the lighting of the menorah
The news agency, which covers the Catholic church, mistakenly tweeted a picture of the Arch of Titus which celebrates the Roman conquest of Jerusalem in 70 C.E., and later apologized
Available on Amazon, The Dreidel Company's MAGA set comes with four attached dreidels, and the included hat reads, 'These dreidels WIN BIG!' and 'You will win SO MUCH, you’ll be tired of winning. Believe ME!'
Hundreds attend the funeral, including Shas Minister Arye Dery ■ The mother grew up in Holon in a prominent Sephardic family ■ The fire that killed them may have been sparked by Hanukkah candles
On Christmas Day seventeen years ago the Jewish Telegraph Agency publish a report of Vladimir Putin's remarks while lighting Hanukkah candles
After spending five years in a Cuban jail when he was falsely accused of being a spy, the 68-year-old former aid worker made aliyah to Israel this year. He refuses to be captive to his lost years
Hanukkah and Christmas represents a universal need to contend with the depression that frequently afflicts us in the winter months
Repurposed over the ages, the slab tells the story of religion in the Middle East
The celebratory event will host Trump supporters from the Jewish community, who feel the President has fulfilled a major promise by calling Jerusalem Israel's capital and promising once again to move the U.S. Embassy to the city
The event is part of a broader 'coming out' of Jewish communities in the former communist bloc, where after years of practicing their religion underground Jews are celebrating Hanukkah very publicly
A group of ultra-Orthodox rabbis are telling their congregants not to frequent the JW3 community center as its support of gay Jews is against the Torah
I couldn't believe that there's a place called Louisville, and the radio presenter couldn't believe that Palestinians are a people. To each his own.