'Harassment of haredi soldiers is like idolatry'Defense Minister lauds haredi soldiers, says those seeking to shame or harass them acting against Jewish values.
Hanukkah retreat offers escape for bereaved familiesColel Chabad organizes Hanukkah retreat for bereaved families.
Last candle call: Send Happy Hanukkah video clipsSend your Happy Hanukkah video clips to Arutz Sheva for our special worldwide montage Hanukkah video!
Jewish rap rock band performs Hanukkah songWatch: Israeli observant "Shtar" band performs "Ma'oz Tzur" - a classic Hanukkah song from the candle lighting prayers.
Jewish Arizona family finds menorah twisted into swastikaJewish family in Arizona finds menorah twisted into swastika, police class incident as 'trespassing,' not 'hate crime.'
2 menorahs vandalized in BrooklynTwo menorahs vandalized on Brooklyn playgrounds during Hanukkah.
Hungarian rabbi rejects Hanukkah greeting from anti-SemitesRabbi from Budapest rejects Hanukkah greeting from the far-right Jobbik party.
Bnei Menashe gather in India to celebrate HanukkahThousand of Bnei Menashe in India gather to celebrate Hanukkah
Hundreds join Hanukkah protest UN bias against Israel at HagueJews and Christians gather for Hanukkah event outside the Hague, protest anti-Israel UN bias.
Son of terror victim lights Hanukkah candles in BerlinOr Elyakim, son of Dalia Elyakim who was murdered in Berlin attack, lights Hanukkah candles at the Brandenburg Gate.
King David's response to the UN's anti-Israel resolutionYeshivat Beit El hosted President Rivlin on Hanukkah, and Yeshiva Dean Rabbi Melamed read aloud Psalms apparently composed for the occasion.
Hamas slams Bahrain over Hanukkah partyVideo of Jews and Arabs dancing at Bahrain Hanukkah party circulated the web. In response, Hamas leaders say they are "amazed and deplored".
Southern California Chabad center vandalizedChabad center in the Southern California city of Santa Monica vandalized on first day of Hanukkah.
Vandals damage Arizona synagogue menorah and Holocaust memorialLarge menorah and a Holocaust memorial damaged at a synagogue in Sun City, Arizona.
6-foot-tall, 100-pound menorah stolen from San Francisco parkSix-foot tall, 100 pound menorah stolen from a park in San Francisco.
Rabbi rips Obama for UN vote at National Menorah LightingRabbi officiating at National Menorah Lighting ceremony in Washington criticizes US decision to allow passage of anti-Israel UN resolution.
Watch: Celebrating Hanukkah - and Aliyah - at the airportA festive Hanukkah celebration awaited more than 120 new immigrants from Ukraine who landed today.
Watch: Chabad Hanukkah candle lighting at NBA gameChabad's 'Cteen' lights Hanukkah candles before 20,000 spectators at an NBA game in Brooklyn. 'Publicizing the miracle' - big time.
President: Judea & Samaria residents descendants of MacabeesPresident Rivlin lights third light Chanukah with the students and teachers of Beit El Yeshiva in wake of anti-Israel UN resolution.
Hamas condemns Arab-Jewish Hanukkah celebration in BahrainHamasoutraged by the video showing Bahraini citizens in kaffiyehs dancing with black-kippah-wearing Jews.
The President's answer to the Security CouncilPresident Reuven Rivlin lights Hanukkah candles at Beit El after UN Security Council resolution calls town illegal.
Women of the Wall to stage provocative ceremony at Western WallWomen of the Wall to stage provacative candle-lighting ceremony the day before court hears petition on mandatory women's Torah reading.
Hanukkah Miracle: Jews & Arabs dancing together in BahrainHanukkah Miracle - Jews & Arabs dancing together while lighting the Menorah in Bahrain.
Group holds Hanukkah celebration at King David's TombJewish heritage center holds Hanukkah celebration with songs, dancing, and a festive meal at King David's Tomb .
Erdogan extends Hanukkah greetings to local JewsIn Hanukkah message, Erdogan says Turkey places great importance on the freedom of everyone to observe their own religion and traditions.
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.”
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.
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.
British PM promises to stand by the Jewish communityIn a message for Hanukkah, PM Theresa May vows to defend Jews' right to practice their faith.
A tale of two Hanukkah parties: Obama's last and Trump's firstObama holds last Hanukkah party in White House, mourns end of presidency.
Inside the White House Kosher KitchenA behind-the-scenes look at the process of making the White House kosher for Hanukkah.
Watch: Obama hosts Hanukkah receptionPresident Barack Obama hosts the White House Hanukkah reception for the final time as president.
How sufganiyot became a national treat in the NetherlandsThough they are considered a caloric hazard in Israel, sufganiyot are a rare Hanukkah treat for many Jews in Europe.
Watch: How to make your own delicious Hanukkah donutsShop Delight's Eddie Yakubov shares with Arutz Sheva the secrets to making the perfect Hanukkah sufganiya.
Litzman: Say 'no' to doughnuts if you canHealth Minister calls on the public to find a healthy alternative to the jelly doughnuts which are eaten during Hanukkah.
Burger chain debuts SufganiKing hamburger for HanukkahBurger King restaurants in Israel have introduced a special donut burger for the Hanukkah season.
Obama invites Peres' granddaughter to Hanukkah candle lightingMika Almog, Nehemia Peres, to join First Family during last presidential Hanukkah party.
Watch: Hanukkah candles at Joseph's TombOver 2,000 people gather overnight Sunday/Monday to bring the light of Hanukkah to the holy site.
Forecast: Hanukkah to end on a rainy noteTemperatures to remain low as localized thunderstorms continue throughout most of Israel.
Watch: Hanukkah where Jewish presence in Samaria beganSamaria leaders gather to mark 40 years since Jews returned to the region, vow to reach one million people by 2035.
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.
Police chief Alshich: We fight the darkness with our lightIsraeli police are the modern forces fighting the darkness with light, said police commissioner Roni Alshich.
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.
Is gambling in the spirit of Hanukkah?Poker aficionado discusses the appropriateness of the game on Hanukkah.
Lights of Evanston, Illinois menorah smashedDays after menorah found toppled over in New York park, vandals attacks menorah near Chicago in what police call possible hate crime.
The few over the manyA miracle is needed to let the sane voices of the masses overcome the outspoken extremists.
Feature: The Maccabees learn the folly of peace accordsIn part seven of our Hanukkah special, learn how commando night raids brought victory, and peace treaties brought death.
Feature: End of the rebellion? The fall of Judah MaccabeeIn part six of In the Footsteps of the Maccabees, relive Nicanor's defeat, and the surprise battle that took Judah's life.
Watch: Emotional Hanukkah candlelighting in 3 continentsJewish teens from New York, Munich light candles with 150 IDF orphans over video feed.
7,000 gather in London to celebrate HanukkahLondon Mayor in attendance as thousands gather at Trafalgar Square to celebrate Festival of Lights.
The Jews and the Greeks join for HanukkahChabad and largest Jewish fraternity celebrate the holiday worldwide, proving rabbis and frat houses are not 'an odd couple.'
Feature: Greek army breaks out the elephantsIn part 5 of our Hanukkah special learn about Elazar's heroic death under the elephant, Maccabees' miraculous salvation in Jerusalem.
Special: Maccabees battle the Greeks in the Hevron hillsPart 4 of our Hanukkah special takes you to the site of the Maccabees' battle in mountains of Hevron.
Watch: French Aliyah continues and increasesDozens of French Jewish olim landed in Israel and lit Hanukkah candles as Israelis for the first time. Arutz Sheva was there.
Sufganiyot are great - but where do we draw the line?Family physician Dr. Reuven Dressler explains how parents can have their children enjoy Hanukkah without gaining too much weight.
Special: The battle of Judah Maccabee in the Ayalon ValleyPart 3 of our Hanukkah special takes you to the site of the Maccabees' battle in the Ayalon Valley.
Video: Bnei Menashe celebrate first Hanukkah in IsraelMembers of 'lost tribe' who made aliyah just this past summer celebrate their first ever Hanukkah in the holy land.