Chief rabbis celebrate Hanukkah with disabled children

Israel's chief rabbis and the most severely wounded soldier from 2014's Protective Edge celebrate Hanukkah together at center for disabled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2017, 7:47 AM

100 lone soldiers celebrate Hanukkah together

Lone soldiers celebrate Hanukkah at a festive event in Tel Aviv.Reut Hadar, 12/15/2017, 12:08 AM

Lighting the menorah, keeping a promise

Knesset Speaker Edelstein lights Hanukkah candles with residents of Samaria town, fulfilling promise to visit 'on happier occasions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 4:37 PM

German President: Racism and hatred have no place in Germany

German President calls President Rivlin, condemns anti-Semitic protests following Trump's recognition of J'lem as capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 2:46 PM

'Hellenists, go back to Greece'

Activists protest J'lem community center's Hanukkah celebration, which incorporated Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and Mohammed's birthday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 12:41 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: US Ambassador lights Hanukkah menorah at Western Wall

Amb. Friedman participates in candle-lighting ceremony at Western Wall. 'A great honor to light the candles in J'lem - capital of Israel.'Nitzan Keidar, 12/13/2017, 7:43 PM

'Hamas can't be allowed to destroy Hanukkah'

MK Berko responds to foiled Hamas attempt to kidnap Jew on Hanukkah. 'They want to repeat Shalit deal' when 1,000 terrorists were freed.'Hezki Baruch, 12/13/2017, 4:51 PM

Hanukkah candles lit in Polish parliament

Israeli ambassador, representatives of the Jewish community, attend candle lighting ceremony in Polish parliament.JTA, 12/13/2017, 4:23 PM

Hanukkah celebration in Albania's Government House

Conference of European Rabbis President meets with Albania's PM, holds candle lighting ceremony in Albania's Government House.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 2:13 PM

Hanukkah: Our dedication to education

In this week’s D’var Torah, the Chief Rabbi teaches that we learn from the festival of Chanukah that dedication and education must go hand in hand.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 12/13/2017, 1:56 PM

Jerusalem municipality blasted for interfaith Hanukkah parties

'Inability of Jerusalem municipality to withstand foreign influences that challenge Israel angers residents from left and right.'Mordechai Sones, 12/13/2017, 10:49 AM

White House releases 'Happy Hanukkah' video message

Watch: President Trump marks beginning of eight-day Jewish festival with video message wishing Jews around the world a happy Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 9:02 AM

'Hanukkah calls on us to defend our values'

British Prime Minister Theresa May wishes Jews a happy Hanukkah, calls to double the efforts to fight anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 6:38 AM

'Hanukkah candles remind us that light drowns out darkness'

Canadian Prime Minister wishes the Jewish people a happy Hanukkah.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2017, 3:39 AM

Watch: Hanukkah candle lighting at scene of terror attack

Residents of Arad, family and friends of soldier Ron Yitzhak Kukia light candles at the site where he was murdered.Yoni Kempinski, 12/13/2017, 1:05 AM

Watch: Hanukkah recipe - Caribbean banana fritters

Delicious alternative to traditional potato latke treats.Mordechai Sones, 12/13/2017, 12:13 AM

'The Jewish people are a light to all nations'

U.S. President wishes the Jewish people a happy Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 11:40 PM

Police Commissioner lights first Hanukkah candle at Western Wall

'Light is similar to love, devotion, and service that can be transferred to others, and that is what every Israeli police officer does.'Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2017, 9:35 PM

'Israel's soldiers are the modern day Maccabees'

PM on first night of Hanukkah: 'A great light of progress and humanity emanates from State of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 8:19 PM

Live: Hanukkah candle lighting on Mount of Olives

First night of Hanukkah commemorated at world's oldest cemetery still in use, 3,000 year old Jewish cemetery on Mt. of Olives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 7:21 PM

The Maccabeats - Candles on the Sill - Hanukkah

Music video for "Candles on the Sill," a parody of "Castle on the Hill" originally performed by Ed Sheeran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 5:14 PM

Six13 presents: A nice Jewish boy band Hanukkah

It's a throwback Hanukkah! Celebrate the festival of lights with Six13 as they relive the great classics of the Y2K Boy Band heydayArutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 3:45 PM

Watch: The universal message of Hanukkah

Rabbi Simon Jacobson explains the universal nature of Hanukkah. 'Light and darkness are not equals - light always dominates over darkness.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 11:14 AM

Vancouver school apologizes after banning Hanukkah

Vancouver School Board apologizes after local elementary school blocks Hanukkah decorations but allows Christmas trees.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2017, 5:36 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

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, 12/10/2017, 12:41 PM

Watch: Y-Studs' 'Rise Up'

New a capella single in honor of Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 12:21 PM

Reform not invited to White House Hanukkah celebration

White House Hanukkah party leaves out J Street, Reform leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2017, 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, 12/8/2017, 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, 12/6/2017, 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, 12/6/2017, 3:43 AM

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

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