Parents of Slain Journalist to Light Menorah in Miami

The parents of Steven Sotloff, who was beheaded by ISIS terrorists, will light a menorah in his honor at Chabad Center in Miami.Faygie Levy, 12/15/2014, 3:45 AM

Catherine Ashton: Hannukah Lights Spread Hope, Peace

European Union Foreign Minister reaches out to Jewish groups after compromising with Israel on boycott Tuesday night.Tova Dvorin, 11/27/2013, 6:03 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

PA Caught Digging at Ancient Hasmonean Fortress

The fortress, an important site in the Maccabee revolts which Hanukkah commemorates, is located in 'Area A' not under Israeli control.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2013, 12:31 PM

Mystic Lights Hanukkah Celebration in Jerusalem with Shlomo Katz

"After the Hanukkah, the Jewish people still faced darkness. We are asking G-d to show us miracles again," says singer Gavriel Saks.Ben Bresky, 12/14/2012, 3:00 PM

Chief Rabbi Lights Hanukkah Candles at Kotel Katan (Small Wall)

Hanukkah candle lighting have been taking place at the Small Wall, or Kotel HaKatan, in the Old City of Jerusalem. Ben Bresky, 12/13/2012, 8:28 PM

Arutz Sheva Using Google Hangouts For Interactive Chanukah Show

Israel National Radio will be using a new Google platform to broadcast a special interactive Chanukah show today at 9:00 PM Israel time.INR Staff, 12/9/2012, 8:06 PM

Nefesh B'Nefesh VP to Speak on Arutz 7 Chanukah Video Special

Join the virtual Chanukah party on Sunday, December 9th at 9:00 PM. INR listeners are invited to join in using their webcams.INR Staff, 12/7/2012, 3:16 AM

Miami Vandals Try to Extinguish Light of Hanukkah

A giant menorah and dreidel in Miami were vandalized, in an unsuccessful attempt to spoil the spirit of Hanukkah. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/4/2012, 10:21 AM

Matisyahu's New Chanukah Song to Benefit Sandy Victims

Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu has released a new song titled “Happy Hanukkah” to celebrate the upcoming holiday. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/25/2012, 2:24 PM

1,408 Missiles in 8 Days Fired by Gaza at Israel

As the 8-day holiday of Hanukkah approaches, Israel marks the eighth day of Operation Pillar of Defense by counting the missiles fired.Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2012, 2:12 PM

Virtual Passover Food Drive: Assistance with a Personal Touch

Virtual Passover food drive to provide assistance to individuals and families in need. Rachel Hirshfeld, 3/26/2012, 6:47 PM

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

Giant Menorah with 400 Candles at Maaleh Adumim

Adults and youth at Maaleh Adumim used 400 candles to build a giant Menorah that could be seen from the highway to the Dead Sea. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/25/2011, 8:35 AM

Video: Shavei Israel Celebrates Hanukkah Around the World

Jews from Spain, Portugal, Russia, Poland, China and India all celebrate Hanukkah together. Many faces, one song!Elad Benari, 12/23/2011, 7:12 AM

A Hanukkah Treasure: The Safran Dreidel Collection

Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran shares another look at one of loveliest and largest dreidel collections in the world with Arutz Sheva's readers.Hana Levi Julian, 12/22/2011, 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

Rahm Emanuel Hosts Chabad Rabbi for Chanukah

Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with the city's Chabad emissary before the public menorah was lit, but skipped the ceremony.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 1:06 PM

1st Candle of Hanukkah at the Western Wall - Video and Photos

Chief Rabbis of Israel and Education Minister attended the Western Wall lighting of the menorah on the first night of Hanukkah.Yoni Kempinski, 12/21/2011, 8:19 AM

Video: White House Kitchen Goes Kosher for Hanukkah

Go behind the scenes in the White House kitchen as it is 'kosherized' for a Hanukkah celebration.A7 Staff, 12/21/2011, 5:44 AM

IDF Hanukkah Supply: 685,000 Donuts

Holiday 'order of battle' for Jewish army includes 9,000 menorahs.Gil Ronen, 12/20/2011, 4:09 PM

New Olim Celebrate Miracles of Hanukkah and Israel

Dozens of US Jews moved to the ”Land of Miracles” Tuesday, hours before lighting the 1st candle for Hanukkah, Holiday of Lights.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/20/2011, 1:35 PM

United With Israel to Celebrate Chanukah with IDF Soldiers

United with Israel, the world's first global movement for Israel, will hold a Chanukah party at an IDF base next week.Elad Benari, 12/20/2011, 9:29 AM

Chanukah Video: Candle in the Night

New music video tells the story of a young cynical guy who is bummed out by the darkness of the world...until he celebrates Chanukah.Elad Benari, 12/19/2011, 1:15 AM

Video: So, What is the Miracle of Chanukah Really About?

One days' worth of olive oil lasting for 8 days, was indeed, miraculous... but there is so much more to this holiday than meets the eye. Arutz Sheva, 12/18/2011, 8:43 PM

Chanukah Confection Lights Up Gush Etzion

In a nod to the English-speaking population of Gush Etzion, one shop knew it could bring Chanukah to the masses months before the date.Hana Levi Julian, 12/18/2011, 9:57 AM

Video Music: Those Were the Nights of Chanukah

A new Chanukah song-video production comes with a holiday twist -- performed by yeshiva boys and marketed on a non-Jewish label. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/12/2011, 3:36 PM

Obama Hosts Annual Chanukah Party

President Barack Obama at the annual White House Chanukah party: Our commitment to Israel's security is unshakable.Elad Benari, 12/9/2011, 6:10 AM

Video: Chanukah Jewish Rock of Ages

Aish HaTorah's latest musical clip parodies famous songs in honor of Chanukah.Elad Benari, 12/7/2011, 2:13 AM

US, Canada Issue Special Stamps for Chanukah

The United States and Canada have issued stamps ahead of the eight-day Hanukkah festival, which begins Tuesday night on December 20 Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/28/2011, 6:08 PM

White House Marks Chanukah with Special Menorah

Menorah used in White House Chanukah ceremony comes from synagogue that was damaged during Hurricane Katrina.Elad Benari, 12/10/2010, 3:16 AM

Light of Torah Brightens 8th Chanukah Candle on Masada

The Judean Desert fortress of Masada glowed with all eight Chanukah candles Wednesday night -- and the sight of a newly completed Torah for Masada.Hana Levi Julian, 12/9/2010, 8:37 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

Photo Essay: Chanukah Rain in Jerusalem

At long last, some water from above, as Chanukah entered its sixth day.Gil Ronen, 12/7/2010, 1:21 PM

Chanukah Photo Essay: The Safran Dreidel Collection

One of the most beautiful private collections of Chanukah dreidels in the world belongs to a New York rabbi whose job has no connection to art.Hana Levi-Julian, 12/7/2010, 8:15 AM

Chanukah 2010: A Global Chabad Festival of 10,000 Lights

The Chabad-Lubavitch Chassidic movement is involved in hosting or sponsoring more than 10,000 Chanukah events around the world this holiday season.Hana Levi-Julian, 12/6/2010, 9:31 PM

Bnei Akiva Lights Up Chanukah in Scandinavia

World Bnei Akiva emissaries have made sure the Festival of Light warms and brightens even the most isolated Jewish community in Scandinavia.Chana Ya'ar, 12/6/2010, 9:29 PM

From Nazi Germany to Beit Shemesh: The Mansbach Chanukiyah

The Mansbach family Chanukiyah faced down the Nazi flag in Germany - and survived to reach the Land of Israel intact.David Lev, 12/4/2010, 7:01 PM

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

Video: Kosher Chanukah Music Fest Opens in Ariel

The Or Ba'Heichal festival opened on the eve of Chanukah. Event is an alternative to shows that are innapropriate for the observant.Yoni Kempinski, 12/2/2010, 3:16 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

Sderot to Light Chanukiyah in Memory of IDF Soldiers

Yeshivat Hesder Sderot will host a Chanukah candle lighting ceremony in memory of IDF soldiers who fell in battle during Operation Cast Lead.Elad Benari, 11/29/2010, 5:14 AM

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

Crazy Chanukah Doughnuts: Melon Vodka, Halva and Pistachio

Chanukah is 2,000 years-old but the traditional jelly doughnut has gone through radical changes. Try eating them with pistachio or melon vodka.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/17/2009, 9:18 AM

Education Minister Lights Western Wall Menorah

Minister of Education Gideon Saar lights the sixth Chanukah candle at the Western Wall Plaza, discusses importance of Jerusalem to the Jews.Malkah Fleisher, 12/16/2009, 10:09 PM

New Hebrew U. Study 'Debunks Chanukah Myth'

Hebrew University announces a new study claiming to "debunk" ancient Jewish “myths” about Chanukah. An expert debunks the study right back.Hillel Fendel, 12/15/2009, 12:13 PM

Light ‘Virtual’ Chanukah Candles to Visit Israel

Want to visit Israel? Light Chanukah candles over the Internet and access tourist information and win a chance for a free trip. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/15/2009, 11:22 AM

US Neo-Nazis and Moldova Christians Darken Chanukah Lights

Neo-Nazis disrupted Chanukah lighting in Connecticut, Christians in Moldova replaced a menorah with a cross and NY vandals trashed a menorah.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/14/2009, 4:11 PM

Chanukah Celebrated in Canada Mosque

An imam who once filed a police complaint against a newspaper that published anti-Mohammed cartoons celebrated Chanukah in his mosque.Hillel Fendel, 12/14/2009, 11:46 AM

Chabad Brings the World's Largest Menorah to New York

The world’s largest menorah, sponsored by Chabad-Lubavitch Youth, is lit up at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street in New York City.Avi Yellin, 12/13/2009, 9:21 PM

Chabad Rabbi Attacked in Vienna

A Muslim man attacked a Chabad rabbi Saturday night during the annual public Chanukah menorah-lighting ceremony in Vienna, Austria. Hana Levi Julian, 12/13/2009, 4:13 PM

Traffic Light Extinguishes Giant Menorah

A giant Chanukah menorah that was to light up a New Jersey city was put out of commission when it hit a traffic signal. Repairs are underway. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/12/2009, 10:18 PM