Turkey's Jews publicly celebrate Hannukah for first time

President Erdoğan wishes Jewish community 'peace, happiness and welfare,' calling them 'an inseparable part of our society.'Raphael Poch, 12/17/2015, 4:53 PM

Pro-Palestinian Students crash Hillel Hanukkah bash

During a pre-Hanukkah celebration, pro-Arab students protest Israel to disrupt Hillel event.Raphael Poch, 12/15/2015, 8:39 AM

‘The light of Israel will overcome the darkness terror spreads’

President Rivlin participated in a candle-lighting ceremony with United Nations ambassadors and World Jewish Congress officials.Nitsan Keidar, 12/14/2015, 7:58 AM

White House throws one heck of a Hanukkah party

Hearing the US President speak about message of Hannukah is a truly inspiring event, says party attendee Robbie Medwed.Raphael Poch, 12/13/2015, 1:07 PM

Teen terror victim to light eighth candle at Kotel

Naor Shalev, critically injured in a stabbing in Pisgat Ze'ev, will light the final candle of Hanukkah in public Kotel ceremony.Orly Harari, 12/13/2015, 12:27 PM

Watch: Rivlin and Obama light fourth candle at White House

'Maccabees fought for liberty, freedom of religion,their traditions, and for our traditions,' Israeli President says at ceremonial lighting.Shoshana Miskin, 12/10/2015, 1:01 PM

Rabbi Stern lights 4th candle at Kotel

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem lit Hanukkah candles alongside MK Yitzhak Herzog. 'Lighting in this place represents victory.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2015, 9:56 PM

Mamilla Mall: Chanukah is Finally Over

Giant Menorah that starred in week-long gala festivities has been dismantled; Chabad organizers begin to recuperate.Hillel Fendel, 12/31/2014, 6:38 PM

Watch: United Hatzalah's Ambucycle Chanukiah

Special hannukaiah lights up Schneider's Children's Hospital in whimsical, emotional ceremony.Yoni Kempinski, 12/23/2014, 12:56 PM

IAA Finds Glass Bracelet from Roman Period with Menorah

Glass bracelet found in what researchers believe was an ancient garbage pit; Menorah on bracelet just in time for Hannukah.Orly Harari and Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2014, 12:00 PM

Rivlin Lights Hannukah Candles with Holocaust Survivors

President Reuven Rivlin says there is 'no greater responsibility' than ensuring survivors' welfare in candle-lighting ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2014, 10:41 PM

Special Candlelighting Ceremony Held for Dalia Lemkos

35-inch high hannukiah from medical parts donated from Yad Sarah, lit in Dalia's memory in moving ceremony.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2014, 7:26 PM

The Hanukkah Menorah: Past and Present

How the Menorah became a Jewish icon.Arik Barel, 10/23/2014, 10:05 AM

Reform Center: Let Women Light Candles in BGU

Reform Center for Religion and State, female students, say men-only candle lighting at official ceremony is discriminatory.Gil Ronen, 12/3/2013, 10:29 AM

Beit Shemesh Girls Seek Unity on Hannukah

Spreading the light of Hanukkah: Girls use festival to spread goodwill, unity in divided city; Haifa girls honor fallen hero.Maayana Miskin, 11/28/2013, 11:14 AM

Hanukkah Begins Tonight; Celebrations Commence Worldwide

The Jewish people celebrate the Festival of Lights, in memory of the Maccabees' victory over the Greeks; first candle is lit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2013, 7:11 PM

Rabbinate Battles 'Phony' Unkosher Olive Oils

The Chief Rabbinate issues warnings on specific brands of olive oil that consumers should avoid, for kashrut and other reasons.David Lev, 11/18/2013, 6:20 PM

Prime Minister: Kotel will Remain Jewish Forever

Prime Minister lights eighth Hannukah candle at Kotel, and has some words for Palestinians.Gil Ronen, 12/15/2012, 8:08 PM

Chabad Student Center to Spin Dreidels for Guinness Record

Students at the Binghamton University's Chabad Student Center are planning to spin their dreidels to a Guinness World Record next week. Hana Levi Julian, 12/5/2012, 8:08 AM

Obama Issues Hannukah Greetings

US president Barack Obama issued the White House's customary Hannukah greeting as the Festival of Lights begins.Gabe Kahn., 12/20/2011, 6:04 PM