Australia school makes world's largest human Menorah

1,048 students at Bialik College in Melbourne form menorah 137.8 feet by 137.8 feet.JTA, 5/9/2019, 4:00 PM

The eternal light

There are two forms of eternity in human affairs and history.Rabbi Berel Wein, 2/17/2019, 7:53 AM

3 arrested for vandalism of Penn State U fraternity’s menorah

Three men arrested for vandalizing fraternity's menorah, assaulting fraternity member who tried to stop them.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/20/2018, 8:10 PM

Watch: Naperville's first ice Menorah

Naperville recently celebrated Hanukkah but this year with a cool twist.Matanel Roth, 12/9/2018, 2:15 PM

Brussels: Vehicle menorah vandalized

Vandals damage menorah placed on vehicle of European Jewish leader. His response: 'We will double the number of public menorahs.'Yoni Kempinski, 12/9/2018, 11:57 AM

New Hampshire town rejects menorah display, citing vandalism

Administrator says town officials not 'comfortable' leaving menorah up for 8 nights, expressing concerns of vandalism and anti-Semitism.JTA, 12/5/2018, 8:56 PM

Menorah toppled near Harvard University

Large menorah toppled in public park near Harvard University before start of Hanukkah.Ben Ariel, 12/5/2018, 5:06 AM

Menorah vandalized at Penn State University

Vandals hit 9-foot menorah in front of fraternity house in Penn State University.JTA, 12/2/2018, 10:59 PM

'Hanukkah - The spiritual independence day of the Jewish people'

Outgoing Police Commissioner, Chief Rabbi David Lau light first candle of Hanukkah at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2018, 7:53 PM

World's largest menorah erected in Manhattan

32-foot, 4,000 pound menorah to be lit on 5th Avenue every night of Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2018, 4:16 PM

300-pound menorah stolen from Boston-area synagogue

6-foot menorah at Brookline synagogue found a mile away after being stolen.JTA, 11/29/2018, 10:00 PM

Mother, 3 children killed in fire flown to Israel for burial

Israeli-American family killed in house fire started by Hanukkah menorah on their way to be laid to rest in Israel.JTA, 12/19/2017, 8:18 PM

Israeli NBA star lights menorah on Golden State Warriors court

Omri Casspi lights menorah in NBA stadium, following one of the top performances of his career. 'A Hanukkah miracle.'JTA, 12/19/2017, 2:59 PM

Fire Department confirms Hanukkah menorah behind Brooklyn fire

Investigators confirm suspicions that Hanukkah menorah, left unattended overnight, was cause of tragic fire that killed 4 in Brooklyn.David Rosenberg, 12/19/2017, 10:36 AM

FDNY chief says father a hero in Brooklyn fire

Father risked his life to save 2 of the children in deadly fire that killed his wife, 3 children.Gary Willig, 12/18/2017, 9:54 PM

Deadly Brooklyn fire may have been caused by Hanukkah menorah

Law enforcement investigating whether Hanukkah menorah sparked blaze that killed mother, 3 children from Israeli family in Brooklyn.Gary Willig, 12/18/2017, 7:45 PM

Ukrainian vandals smear animal blood on menorah

Days after vandals spray-paint swastika on menorah in Ukrainian capital of Kiev, Hanukkah symbol vandalized with animal blood.David Rosenberg, 12/18/2017, 2:27 PM

Watch: Schoolkids create world's largest human menorah

Students at New Jersey school break world record for largest human menorah.JTA, 12/14/2017, 7:58 AM

Watch: Giant Hanukkah menorah set up at Western Wall

On each day of Hanukkah, the giant menorah at the Western Wall will be lit in a festive ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 1:49 PM

A Hanukkah alphabet

A way to remember how to celebrate the holiday that begins next Tuesday night.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 12/5/2017, 11:52 AM

4 Penn State students charged in menorah vandalism

Students stole 9-foot menorah from home of campus Chabad rabbi, leave it damaged outside Jewish fraternity.JTA, 11/21/2017, 9:56 PM

U of Illinois Chabad menorah vandalized again

Menorah vandalized for fourth time in last 2 years,JTA, 10/31/2017, 5:53 PM

Teens who twisted menorah into swastika to meet Shoah survivor

3 teens sentenced to meet Holocaust survivor, community service after confessing to vandalism against family menorah last Hannuka.JTA, 8/20/2017, 10:02 PM

Teen apologizes for twisting family menorah into swastika

Teen who twisted menorah says he was 'reckless, stupid, idiotic, and insensitive,' mentions 'turning back the clock.'JTA, 3/29/2017, 8:29 AM

4 arrested for twisting Arizona family’s menorah into swastika

Teenagers arrested for vandalizing menorah in family's front yard in Arizona.JTA, 3/19/2017, 3:49 PM

Vatican to join with Rome Jewish community on menorah exhibition

Exhibition will feature menorahs from around the world, as well as Christian artifacts inspired by Temple menorah.AFP, 2/21/2017, 8:12 PM

Rare ancient engraving of Menorah found in Judean hills

During the Hanukkah festival, hikers discovered a rare engraving of a menorah in a water cistern in the Judean Hills.Yoel Domb, 1/3/2017, 9:23 AM

Vandals damage Arizona synagogue menorah and Holocaust memorial

Large menorah and a Holocaust memorial damaged at a synagogue in Sun City, Arizona.JTA, 12/27/2016, 7:45 PM

6-foot-tall, 100-pound menorah stolen from San Francisco park

Six-foot tall, 100 pound menorah stolen from a park in San Francisco.JTA, 12/27/2016, 4:45 PM

Dutch war hero’s family sells menorah for record $440,000

A 270-year-old menorah which belonged to a Jewish resistance fighter during WWII was sold for a record $440,000.JTA, 11/22/2016, 4:15 PM

It's Snow Coincidence: a message about Hanukkah

Inspiring video from Rabbi Yoel Gold about Jewish unity and faith.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2015, 9:46 PM

Streak of Anti-Semitic Violence in Illinois Continues

Anti-Semitic acts continue across Illinois as menorah outside a Chabad Jewish Center torn down for second time in months.Cynthia Blank, 8/23/2015, 12:29 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

The Hanukkah Menorah: Past and Present

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

Thousands Protest Knesset Symbol Change

At least 13,000 people have signed a petition against plans by Yuli Edelstein to change the design of the symbol of the Knesset.David Lev, 2/17/2014, 12:13 AM

7th Candle of Hanukkah Lit in 7 World Capitals

Immigration and Absorption Ministry with Jewish Agency holds lighting ceremonies in 7 capitals, main event in Jerusalem.Ari Yashar, 12/3/2013, 6:13 PM

World's Tiniest Menorah Built By Hebrew U Lab

Brojde Lab, home of Israel's only Nanoscribe system, demonstrates revolutionary new technology by building world's tiniest hanukkiah.Ari Yashar, 12/3/2013, 5:56 PM

Largest European Menorah Lit in Berlin's Victory Gate

Lighting at Brandenburg Gate in the center of Berlin attended by German Parliament President, 'proves there's Jewish life in Germany.'Ari Yashar, 11/29/2013, 12:25 PM

Largest Menorah in World To Be Lit in Tel Aviv

Israel Electric Company will light the 28 meter tall record breaking menorah on eighth night of Hanukkah, December 4.Ari Yashar, 11/27/2013, 2:21 PM

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Chabad-Lubavitch Brings Hanukkah Message to Prime Minister

A delegation of Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries shared the spirit of Hanukkah this week in a meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Chana Ya'ar, 12/13/2012, 3:49 PM

Video: This is How Technion Students Light Hanukkah Candles

With Hanukkah around the corner, students at the Technion in Haifa have come up with an original way to light the menorah., 12/4/2012, 4:13 AM

Menorah Lighting Comes to New Jersey Prisons

Jewish inmates in New Jersey state prisons will be permitted to celebrate Chanukah with lit menorahs. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/30/2012, 8:31 AM

Temple Menorah Stamp Affirms Jewish Claim to Land

Like a historic seal of approval to Jews' claims to their Land, a stamp with Menorah is found in Akko.Gil Ronen, 1/10/2012, 10:17 AM

Theodore Herzl's The Menorah

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Video Hanukkah Song by Anglo Olim

Three “olim” teamed up using their musical talents to turn out a video version of the Hanukkah song Maoz Tzur with English subtitles. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/26/2011, 12:01 PM

Jews Light Samaria Highway with Menorahs for Festival of Lights

The roads of Samaria will glow this week with the giant public Jewish menorahs used for the Festival of Lights.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 3:53 PM

Tel Aviv’s Businesses Light Chanukah Candles

Huge initiative sees dozens of businesses in Tel Aviv lighting menorahs and displaying them in their windows.Elad Benari, 12/8/2010, 5:16 AM

Chanukah: A Jump in House Fires

Israeli firefighters warn that extra caution must be exercised during Chanukah.Elad Benari, 12/2/2010, 5:14 AM

Rivlin: By Building in Hevron We’ll Preserve Jerusalem

Knesset Speaker participates in Chanukah candle lighting ceremony in Hevron.Elad Benari, 12/2/2010, 1:19 AM

First Candle of Chanukah Lit at Kotel

Chief Sephardic Rabbi and Minister of Education light candle at the holiest Jewish site at which Jews are permitted to pray. Gil Ronen, 12/1/2010, 7:31 PM

PA Arabs Upset Over Chanukah Menorahs

Arabs are unhappy with the fact that Jews have put up oversized Chanukah menorahs throughout Judea and Samaria, to celebrate Chanukah.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2010, 7:12 PM

Plane Crash Victims Brought to Rest

Sisters Rikki and Racheli Menora brought to rest in Beit Shemesh, other victims to be buried in Jerusalem.Maayana Miskin, 7/16/2010, 12:45 PM


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Worldwide Chabad Chanukah Celebrations Include Ice Menorah

Chabad-Lubavitch chassidim are celebrating Chanukah this year with live broadcasts of global lightings, including an Ice Menorah in South Africa.Hana Levi Julian, 12/17/2009, 12:16 PM