Watch: Hanukkah, the recurring light

What is the purpose of the miracle of Hanukkah and why do we celebrate it year after year?Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 12:41 PM

Watch: Y-Studs' 'Rise Up'

New a capella single in honor of Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 12:21 PM

Reform not invited to White House Hanukkah celebration

White House Hanukkah party leaves out J Street, Reform leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 8:08 PM

Trump: We're proud to stand with the people of Israel

Trump hosts first Hanukkah party, says he's thinking all about Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 5:10 AM

Get through Hanukkah safely - no miracles needed

MDA presents safety guide to prevent emergencies related to upcoming Hanukkah holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 7:40 PM

On Hanukkah, NGO urges focus on hungry Israeli schoolchildren

New campaign launches to capitalize on growing Hanukkah charity tradition.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 3:43 AM

A Hanukkah alphabet

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

Canada issues first Hanukkah postage stamp

3 million new stamps feature dreidels and menorahs.JTA, 11/22/2017, 1:26 PM

Trump to host White House Hanukkah party

Trump to continue tradition of the annual White House Hanukkah party started by George W. Bush.Ben Ariel, 11/13/2017, 3:04 AM

Eight gifts for eight nights: Hanukkah gifts for kids

Hanukkah is coming - and with it, the need to find eight night's worth of suitable gifts for your children., 11/7/2017, 3:31 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

Arutz Sheva readers share their Hannukah videos

Arutz Sheva readers from around the world answered our challenge and sent their Hanukkah videos. Here are our favorites., 1/2/2017, 10:02 PM

Jewish children raised as Muslims light first Hanukkah candles

Jewish women and their children rescued from Arab villages light Hanukkah candles for first time since being rescued.Ben Shaul, 1/2/2017, 5:57 PM

'Harassment of haredi soldiers is like idolatry'

Defense Minister lauds haredi soldiers, says those seeking to shame or harass them acting against Jewish values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 8:56 PM

Hanukkah retreat offers escape for bereaved families

Colel Chabad organizes Hanukkah retreat for bereaved families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 10:03 AM

Last candle call: Send Happy Hanukkah video clips

Send your Happy Hanukkah video clips to Arutz Sheva for our special worldwide montage Hanukkah video!Yoni Kempinski, 1/1/2017, 12:40 AM

Jewish rap rock band performs Hanukkah song

Watch: Israeli observant "Shtar" band performs "Ma'oz Tzur" - a classic Hanukkah song from the candle lighting prayers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2016, 11:38 PM

Jewish Arizona family finds menorah twisted into swastika

Jewish family in Arizona finds menorah twisted into swastika, police class incident as 'trespassing,' not 'hate crime.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2016, 8:22 PM

2 menorahs vandalized in Brooklyn

Two menorahs vandalized on Brooklyn playgrounds during Hanukkah.JTA, 12/30/2016, 5:56 AM

Hungarian rabbi rejects Hanukkah greeting from anti-Semites

Rabbi from Budapest rejects Hanukkah greeting from the far-right Jobbik party.Ben Ariel and JTA, 12/30/2016, 4:32 AM

Bnei Menashe gather in India to celebrate Hanukkah

Thousand of Bnei Menashe in India gather to celebrate HanukkahJTA, 12/29/2016, 10:55 PM

Hundreds join Hanukkah protest UN bias against Israel at Hague

Jews and Christians gather for Hanukkah event outside the Hague, protest anti-Israel UN bias.JTA, 12/28/2016, 8:55 PM

Son of terror victim lights Hanukkah candles in Berlin

Or Elyakim, son of Dalia Elyakim who was murdered in Berlin attack, lights Hanukkah candles at the Brandenburg Gate.Orli Harari, 12/28/2016, 5:39 AM

King David's response to the UN's anti-Israel resolution

Yeshivat Beit El hosted President Rivlin on Hanukkah, and Yeshiva Dean Rabbi Melamed read aloud Psalms apparently composed for the occasion.Hillel Fendel, 12/28/2016, 2:12 AM

Hamas slams Bahrain over Hanukkah party

Video of Jews and Arabs dancing at Bahrain Hanukkah party circulated the web. In response, Hamas leaders say they are "amazed and deplored".ILTV, 12/28/2016, 1:33 AM

Southern California Chabad center vandalized

Chabad center in the Southern California city of Santa Monica vandalized on first day of Hanukkah.JTA, 12/27/2016, 8:35 PM

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

Rabbi rips Obama for UN vote at National Menorah Lighting

Rabbi officiating at National Menorah Lighting ceremony in Washington criticizes US decision to allow passage of anti-Israel UN resolution.Gary Willig, 12/27/2016, 4:08 PM

Watch: Celebrating Hanukkah - and Aliyah - at the airport

A festive Hanukkah celebration awaited more than 120 new immigrants from Ukraine who landed today.Yoni Kempinski, 12/27/2016, 2:44 PM

Watch: Chabad Hanukkah candle lighting at NBA game

Chabad's 'Cteen' lights Hanukkah candles before 20,000 spectators at an NBA game in Brooklyn. 'Publicizing the miracle' - big time.Yoni Kempinski, 12/27/2016, 9:36 AM

President: Judea & Samaria residents descendants of Macabees

President Rivlin lights third light Chanukah with the students and teachers of Beit El Yeshiva in wake of anti-Israel UN resolution.Yoni Kempinski, 12/26/2016, 9:16 PM

Hamas condemns Arab-Jewish Hanukkah celebration in Bahrain

Hamasoutraged by the video showing Bahraini citizens in kaffiyehs dancing with black-kippah-wearing Jews.Guy Cohen, 12/26/2016, 8:30 PM

The President's answer to the Security Council

President Reuven Rivlin lights Hanukkah candles at Beit El after UN Security Council resolution calls town illegal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 5:08 PM

Women of the Wall to stage provocative ceremony at Western Wall

Women of the Wall to stage provacative candle-lighting ceremony the day before court hears petition on mandatory women's Torah reading.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 4:54 PM

Hanukkah Miracle: Jews & Arabs dancing together in Bahrain

Hanukkah Miracle - Jews & Arabs dancing together while lighting the Menorah in Bahrain.Yoel Domb, 12/26/2016, 11:58 AM

Group holds Hanukkah celebration at King David's Tomb

Jewish heritage center holds Hanukkah celebration with songs, dancing, and a festive meal at King David's Tomb .Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 9:08 AM

Erdogan extends Hanukkah greetings to local Jews

In Hanukkah message, Erdogan says Turkey places great importance on the freedom of everyone to observe their own religion and traditions.Ben Ariel, 12/26/2016, 6:37 AM

These lights are a testament to "the Eternal City"

Rabbi Ben-Dahan at candle-lighting in Hurva synagogue: “Regardless of the nations, the Land of Israel belongs to the people of Israel.”Ido Ben Porat, 12/25/2016, 11:00 PM

PM: According to the UN, the Maccabees 'occupied territory'

PM lights Hanukkah candle at Western Wall, says Jews cannot 'occupy' their own city and holy sites.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 9:55 PM

Europe's Jews prepare Hanukkah events to ‘drive out darkness’

Some Jewish leaders say that celebrating Hanukkah at central locales in Europe is an uplifting Jewish response to terrorism.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/23/2016, 1:57 AM

British PM promises to stand by the Jewish community

In a message for Hanukkah, PM Theresa May vows to defend Jews' right to practice their faith.Ben Ariel, 12/22/2016, 4:11 AM

A tale of two Hanukkah parties: Obama's last and Trump's first

Obama holds last Hanukkah party in White House, mourns end of presidency.Ron Kampeas, Rochel Sylvetsky, 12/17/2016, 7:34 PM

Inside the White House Kosher Kitchen

A behind-the-scenes look at the process of making the White House kosher for Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2016, 12:01 PM

Watch: Obama hosts Hanukkah reception

President Barack Obama hosts the White House Hanukkah reception for the final time as president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2016, 3:16 AM

How sufganiyot became a national treat in the Netherlands

Though they are considered a caloric hazard in Israel, sufganiyot are a rare Hanukkah treat for many Jews in Europe.Cnaan Liphshiz, 12/15/2016, 2:28 AM

Watch: How to make your own delicious Hanukkah donuts

Shop Delight's Eddie Yakubov shares with Arutz Sheva the secrets to making the perfect Hanukkah sufganiya.Eliran Aharon, 12/14/2016, 7:25 AM

Litzman: Say 'no' to doughnuts if you can

Health Minister calls on the public to find a healthy alternative to the jelly doughnuts which are eaten during Hanukkah.Chaim Lev, 12/12/2016, 1:16 AM

Burger chain debuts SufganiKing hamburger for Hanukkah

Burger King restaurants in Israel have introduced a special donut burger for the Hanukkah season.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 12/6/2016, 10:59 PM

Obama invites Peres' granddaughter to Hanukkah candle lighting

Mika Almog, Nehemia Peres, to join First Family during last presidential Hanukkah party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2016, 7:28 AM

Watch: Hanukkah candles at Joseph's Tomb

Over 2,000 people gather overnight Sunday/Monday to bring the light of Hanukkah to the holy site.Yoni Kempinski, 12/14/2015, 10:00 AM

Forecast: Hanukkah to end on a rainy note

Temperatures to remain low as localized thunderstorms continue throughout most of Israel.Tova Dvorin, 12/14/2015, 9:48 AM

Watch: Hanukkah where Jewish presence in Samaria began

Samaria leaders gather to mark 40 years since Jews returned to the region, vow to reach one million people by 2035.Yoni Kempinski, 12/14/2015, 8:52 AM

Feature: the Maccabees' 'Declaration of Independence'

In part eight of our Hanukkah special, learn how the Maccabees succeeded in establishing a sovereign state after a final battle.Hezki Baruch, 12/13/2015, 11:02 PM

Police chief Alshich: We fight the darkness with our light

Israeli police are the modern forces fighting the darkness with light, said police commissioner Roni Alshich.Eliran Aharon, 12/13/2015, 10:51 PM

Rivlin slammed for Obama Hanukkah 'disgrace'

Nationalists accuse Rivlin of rewriting story of Maccabees to make it PC, ask him not to attend Haaretz conference tonight.Gil Ronen, 12/13/2015, 6:33 PM

Is gambling in the spirit of Hanukkah?

Poker aficionado discusses the appropriateness of the game on Hanukkah.Raphael Poch, 12/13/2015, 5:03 PM