Watch: IDF soldiers' surprise on a Jerusalem train

An IDF soldiers started singing a Hanukkah song on a light rail train in Jerusalem. Watch what happened next.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 11:59 AM

The Hanukkah Rebellion: Did the Jews really win?

Touro College's Henry Abramson takes a critical look at the Maccabean Rebellion - what did it accomplish, and was it really successful?Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 11:29 AM

Chilean President celebrates Hanukkah as riots rage

President Sebastian Pinera lights Hanukkah candles at La Moneda Palace, as anti-government riots continue.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 12/29/2019, 10:52 PM

A public school youngster taught me about Hanukkah

If there is one thing Hanukkah is about, it is about difference. Hanukkah is about our ability to be different despite larger cultures trying to swallow us upRabbi Elchanan Poupko, 12/29/2019, 8:28 AM

Chabad joins the 'battle for the Russian vote'

Instead of political campaigns, Chabad focuses on a 'Hanukkah campaign' for the Russian sector.Nitzan Keidar, 12/29/2019, 12:01 AM

Watch: This is how pure oil was produced for the Temple

In a video posted Saturday, viewers can watch the process used by Temple priests to create pure olive oil suitable for use in the menorah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 9:26 PM

In Amsterdam, the world’s priciest menorah gets a new life

The 'Rintel,' a 266-year-old menorah, is placed back on display at Amsterdam's Jewish Historical Museum.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/27/2019, 2:31 PM

Nissim Black's new song for Hanukkah: Eight Flames

Watch Nissim Black's new music clip released in honor of the Festival of LightsArutz Sheva, 12/27/2019, 9:37 AM

Watch: Hanukkah Menorah lighting at IDC Herzliya

Jonathan Davis, Vice President for External Relations at IDC Herzliya, lights candles with students and participants of 'open day.', 12/26/2019, 9:27 PM

Naama lights Hanukkah candle in Russian prison

Mother of Israeli imprisoned in Russia says daughter fought for right to light Hanukkah candles in prison.Yoni Kempinski, 12/26/2019, 8:06 PM

Rivlin: 'Impossible' does not exist in Mossad dictionary

President lights Hanukkah candles with Mossad members, awards several outstanding members of Israel's intelligence agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2019, 7:36 PM

Body image and Hanukkah

The Greeks, who idolized the body, did not want to kill the Jews, only to change their way of thinking. OpinionYehoshua Siskin, 12/26/2019, 9:02 AM

The eternal struggle between light and darkness

A fascinating discussion of the spiritual underpinnings and dimensions of this special holiday.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 12/26/2019, 4:06 AM

A Hanukkah filled with light and joy

At this Netanya children's home, children and alumni celebrate as family and friends.Orly Harari, 12/25/2019, 3:20 PM

McDonald’s public menorah is Hanukkah symbol in Brazilian Amazon

Large menorah at McDonald's has become the only Hanukkah symbol in this Amazon city.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 12/25/2019, 8:03 AM

The light of Hanukkah

A candle is a brief flare of light. A wick dipped in oil burns and then goes out again. The light of Hanukkah appears no different. Briefly there is light and warmth and then darkness again. But no darkness lasts forever. Daniel Greenfield, 12/25/2019, 8:00 AM

Guinness World Records certifies world’s most valuable dreidel

World's most valuable dreidel certified by Guinness as worth $70,000, with 18K gold, white gold, and 222 diamonds.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/25/2019, 7:44 AM

'You took the Qassam and turned it into a source of light'

Knesset Speaker, Chief Rabbi take part in Hanukkah event at Sderot Hesder Yeshiva.Hezki Baruch, 12/25/2019, 4:01 AM

The potato menorah

New Jersey Hatzalah paramedics of New Jersey come to aid of elderly woman whose family lights an extra Hanukkah candle in a potato.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 3:30 PM

Texas Rep remembers Maccabees 'but Jews not on their own today'

Rep Crenshaw: 'Together we are united against evil of anti-Semitism. We must stand united because scourge of anti-Semitism has not ended."Mordechai Sones, 12/23/2019, 10:44 PM

Hanukkah candles lit at site of Jersey City shooting

Family of the 3 who were killed in the shooting at the Jersey City kosher supermarket gather to light first candles of Hanukkah there.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/23/2019, 7:54 PM

Astronaut tweets Hanukkah message from space

Jessica Meir wishes all Jews on Earth a happy Hanukkah from the International Space Station.Marcy Oster/JTA, 12/23/2019, 6:52 PM

What is Hanukkah all about?

Interview with Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-Hayim.Mordechai Sones, 12/23/2019, 3:28 PM

The Electric-Hanukkah-Tetris challenge

Watch: The staff at 'Israel Electric Company' decided to create a 'Hannukah Menorah' - made out of the employees and their heavy equipment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2019, 1:12 PM

Watch: Y-Studs' latest release Shehecheyanu - Hanukkah

Just in time for Hanukkah, Jewish A Capella group Y-Studs release their latest single, Shehecheyanu - Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2019, 8:58 AM

Watch: Saudi blogger's special Hanukkah message

Hebrew-speaking Saudi blogger Mohammed Saud who endorsed Netanyahu sings 'Al Hanissim' in honor of Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2019, 7:31 AM

Ukrainian parliament hosts Hanukkah candle lighting

Chief Rabbi of Ukraine: I am proud to stand here today on behalf of the Ukrainian Jewish community.Orli Harari, 12/23/2019, 6:06 AM

'This is how we light the world'

MK Pnina Tamano-Shata in London: Hanukkah symbolizes the triumph of hope and belief over despair.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2019, 4:03 AM

Cruz: We are grateful for our close ally Israel

Texas Senator wishes the Jewish people a Happy Hanukkah.Elad Benari, 12/23/2019, 3:35 AM

Giant menorah lit in Munich: The light defeated darkness

Chabad emissary to Munich: It is important to light a menorah in the heart of the city because Judaism is not something you hide.Yehonatan Gottlieb, Munich, 12/23/2019, 3:12 AM

'Holding the candle and banishing the darkness'

Public Security Minister, Chief Rabbi and Jerusalem Mayor participate in candle lighting ceremony at the Western Wall.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2019, 2:10 AM

Trudeau on Hanukkah: We'll always condemn anti-Semitism

Canadian Prime Minister publishes statement in honor of the start of the holiday of Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2019, 12:07 AM

"International Criminal Court probe is pure anti-Semitism"

Netanyahu compares International Criminal Court to Greeks fighting the Maccabees during candle-lighting ceremony with Ambassador Friedman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 6:16 PM

Watch: First Hanukkah candle-lighting around the globe

First night of Hanukkah begins in New Zealand, marking the start of the 8-day festival of lights., 12/22/2019, 2:37 PM

Opinion: The miracle of disability

With Hanukkah approaching Jews are discussing the miracles of the past. But we offen fail to recognize the miracles we experience every day,Elie Klein, 12/22/2019, 10:53 AM

Watch: Kippalive presents... the "Kippafamilies"

'Kippalive' band members celebrate Hanukkah with a new musical clip featuring their own families.Arutz Sheva, 12/18/2019, 10:18 PM

'Jews are both a people and a faith'

Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer thanks Trump administration for its support for Israel this past year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 4:58 AM

Watch: A Star Wars Hanukkah

Six13 celebrates the miracle of Hanukkah and the release of the latest Star Wars movie with presents, dreidels, latkes, and music., 12/17/2019, 3:41 PM

'As President I will always stand with our ally Israel'

Watch: President Trump hosts White House Hanukkah reception, signs Executive Order Combating anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019, 11:51 PM

Enjoy a Legendary Hanukkah with Great Israeli Gifts!

Discover wonderful gift ideas for Hanukkah from Israel, the land where the Hanukkah story took place!Rachel Feldman / JWG, 12/5/2019, 9:15 AM

Black Friday Sale – 40% Off all Silver Menorahs

Hazorfim launches their Annual Black Friday Sale, with HUGE savings on their entire Silver Judaica Collection.Communicated Content, 11/28/2019, 2:42 PM

No school during Hanukkah?

MK Maklev urges 'holiday school,' says school vacation during Hanukkah will negatively influence middle- and lower-class students.Ben Shaul, 10/25/2019, 12:39 PM

Cyprus bills Jews $6,000 for Hanukkah events’ security costs

European Jewish Association calls bill charging local Jews for police protection 'a new low' and 'an insult', demands bill be cancelled.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/14/2018, 2:46 PM

First open Jewish concert in Concertgebouw Great Hall since WWII

Cantor Israel Nachman holds festive Hanukkah concert Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, first public Jewish concert there since Holocaust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2018, 5:27 PM

Goodbye Hanukkah, hello history

Light and darkness - Hanukkah all year round.Rabbi Pinchas Winston, 12/10/2018, 11:31 PM

Ari Fuld remembered at Hanukkah-lighting ceremony

Ari Fuld, murdered in terrorist stabbing 3 months ago, makes posthumous appearance in video from first sovereignty movement conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2018, 9:04 PM

Reflections as Hanukkah draws to an end

The light of the light. Sparks of memory, lighting up tradition, drawing us to the light.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 12/9/2018, 8:02 PM

Watch: Who did Trump invite to light Hanukkah candles?

'In 1944 the White House turned a delegation of rabbis away. Today I am happy to light Hanukkah candles at the White House.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 5:11 PM

Watch: First Family's Hanukkah Reception

Highlights from White House Hanukkah reception.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2018, 2:09 PM

'No evil can overcome the spirit of the Jewish people'

US President delivers remarks at White House evening Hanukkah reception.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2018, 3:48 AM

'Civilization is indebted to the Jewish people'

US President at White House Hanukkah reception: My administration will always stand with the State of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/7/2018, 12:25 AM

Amb. Friedman, Netanyahu light Hanukkah candles at Western Wall

PM, US Ambassador mark 1 year since President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 8:57 PM

Hanukkah: A battle of beliefs

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton reveals the secret of how to win the ongoing battle of Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 12:53 PM

Hanukkah candles lit in Polish Parliament

Polish, Israeli officials and dignitaries unit to celebrate Hanukkah and reinforce their commitment to battle against anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 10:48 PM

Watch: Prime Minister's special Hanukkah message

'Around the world, Jews celebrate this war of liberation. But it's also a family celebration, so there's another war we have to fight...'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 5:34 PM

Watch: Pro-Israel display on streets of Miami for Hanukkah

Israeli-American businessman Joe Zevuloni leadsspecial pro-Israel event on streets of Miami during Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 11:55 AM

Hanukkah beat in the streets of Jerusalem

Beatbox and Breakdance DJ Raphi goes to streets of Jerusalem with donuts and lots of spirit and Hanukkah joy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 11:33 AM