Hanukkah

boy lighting candle for Jewish holiday Hanukkah

Hanukkah – A Season of Miracles

Hanukkah is one of the most joyous festivals of the Jewish calendar. Discover more about this celebration of God's wondrous miracles and the many important lessons Hanukkah has for both Christians and Jews through our rich resources.
What Is Hanukkah?

What Is Hanukkah?

The joyous festival of Hanukkah begins on the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev. Discover the spiritual lessons of this special holiday in this Bible study.
Celebrating Hanukkah

Celebrating Hanukkah

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah celebrates two miracles— a great Jewish military victory and a miraculous spiritual victory in the Temple.
Yael Eckstein and Family - Yael shares the story of Hanukkah

The Story of Hanukkah

President and CEO Yael Eckstein tells the story of Hanukkah and how Jews commemorate the victory of the Maccabees over the Greek/Syrian forces of King Antiochus.
The large, bronze Knesset Menorah located at the edge of Gan Havradim

The History of the Menorah

The menorah is the most visible symbol of Hanukkah, yet its significance reaches far beyond this yearly observance. Learn more in our brief overview of its rich history.
Celebrating Hanukkah Overview

Celebrating Hanukkah Overview

Read this brief overview of the Hanukkah celebration -- its history, its significance, and how it is observed today.
By My Spirit, Says the Lord

By My Spirit, Says the Lord

Learn about the importance of the menorah, both to the celebration of Hanukkah and as a symbol for the Jewish nation, by watching this brief video teaching from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein.
Hanukkah: The Miracle of Light

Hanukkah: The Miracle of Light

During this season of light and miracles, explore the many lessons that Hanukkah has for both Christians and Jews through Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's timeless inspirational devotional guide.
A row of olive oil cakes with powdered sugar on top for Hanukkah

Recipes for Hanukkah

On Hanukkah, it is traditional to eat foods made with oil, particularly olive oil, in commemoration of the miracle of the menorah. When the Jews reached the Temple, they only found one jar of olive oil, enough to keep the eternal flame of the menorah lit for one day.  In…
Let’s Learn About Hanukkah

Let's Learn About Hanukkah

Explore the deeper meaning behind Hanukkah, also know as the Festival of Lights, by reading about this joyous festival from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's book, How Firm a Foundation, listening to podcasts from Rabbi Eckstein's Holy Land Moments broadcast, or watching videos from Rabbi Eckstein's teachings on this holiday.
Hanukkah: The Festival of Light

Hanukkah: The Festival of Light

In this chapter from his book How Firm a Foundation, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains the history behind the celebration of Hanukkah and explores its underlying lessons for both Christians and Jews.

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