In 2012, Hanukkah begins on December 8th.
For a shortcut to Hanukkah for kids and the young at heart (Hanukkah coloring pages, art projects, articles, stories, and more) click here.
Hanukkah 101 Basic Information: A page describing the history, legends, foods, rules of dreidel, and more.
From Hanukkah 2012: An hour-long online class called “Hanukkah: Secrets Revealed” -
click here to view the archive of the class.
Hanukkah Candle Lighting Videos 2010 – Where in the World is Rabbi Barr or Baum?
- Night 1
- Night 2: Hanukkah Candle Lighting in Petra
- Night 3: Hanukkah Candle Lighting Video at the Jewish Museum in Amsterdam
- Night 4: Hanukkah Candle Lighting at the Hague in the Netherlands, Spinoza’s Grave
- Night 5: Hanukkah Candle Lighting Video at the Western Wall in Jerusalem
- Night 6: Hanukkah Candle Lighting Video from Las Vegas, Nevada
- Night 7: Hanukkah Candle Lighting Video from The Grand Synagogue in Stockholm, Sweden
- Night 8: Hanukkah Candle Lighting Video from Under the Sea
Hanukkah Candle Lighting Videos 2009 (Where in the World is Rabbi Baum?):
- 1st Night of Hanukkah: In the Dark…
- 2nd Night of Hanukkah: In the Snow…
- 3rd Night of Hanukkah: On a Kayak…
- 4th Night of Hanukkah: In San Juan, Puerto Rico
- 5th Night of Hanukkah: Old Street in St. Maarten
- 6th Night of Hanukkah: With Hanukkah Harry
- 7th Night of Hanukkah: On a Catamaran…
- 8th Night of Hanukkah: In Cincinnati, Overlooking Kentucky
Video Podcasts 2008:
- Rabbi Baum’s 8th night of Hanukkah video podcast: Historical Views of Hanukkah in Under 3 Minutes.
- Rabbi Baum’s 7th night of Hanukkah video podcast: Many Ways to Light the Hanukkah Candles in Under 3 Minutes.
- Rabbi Baum’s 5th Hanukkah Video Podcast: The Myth of Hanukkah in Under 3 Minutes.
- Rabbi Baum’s 4th Hanukkah Video Podcast. A New Spin on the Hanukkah Blessings in Under 3 Minutes.
- Rabbi Baum’s 3rd Hanukkah Video Podcast. Edible Hanukkah Art Projects in Under 3 Minutes. Watch Rabbi Baum’s Cooking Show!
- Rabbi Baum’s 2nd Hanukkah Video Podcast. Food, Sex, and Hanukkah in Under 3 Minutes.
- Rabbi Baum’s 1st Hanukkah Video Podcast. Hanukkah 101 in Under 3 Minutes.
- Our Hanukkah eCards and Hanukkah/Christmas eCards are ready. You can also order printed versions of these cards here. Start sending them to your friends and family!
- Sample readings and blessings for each night of candlelighting. For more readings like this, purchase Beth Adam’s Home Services Set - which includes readings for each of the 8 nights of Hanukkah, plus home Shabbat, Havdalah, and Dedication services.
- Listen to Rabbi Barr’s Hanukkah podcast on the real meaning of Hanukkah.
- While it’s not about Hanukkah, check out Rabbi Barr’s Christmas Eve sermon delivered in 2007 at First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati.
For Families with Children:
- A Hanukkah Children’s Story – The Forgotten Hanukiyah.
- Making Hanukkah More Meaningful for Families with Theme Nights by Merle Coyle.
- Check out our selection of Hanukkah coloring book pages and activities for kids. There you’ll menorah coloring pages, dreidel coloring pages, Hanukkah art projects, Hanukkah words searches, a Hanukkah donut recipe and more.
- A healthy latke recipe using butternut squash. Courtesy of Lisa at HungryGirl.com.
And if you have something to contribute, contact us at email@example.com. Maybe you’ve got a great Hanukkah video, a Hanukkah story or reading you wrote, or ideas about the holiday you want to share. We’re building this online congregation together, so we want your contributions!