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?

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

The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah celebrates two miracles— a great Jewish military victory and a miraculous spiritual victory in the Temple.

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 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

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

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

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.

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 faith, they lit the menorah, and miraculously, the flame lasted for eight nights until more pure oil could be found.

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.

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights

Listen to this podcast from Rabbi Yechiel Ecktein's radio program, Holy Land Moments, as he shares some important lessons from Hanukkah.

The Festival of Lights

Learn more about the miracles of Hanukkah and why it is one of the most joyous celebrations of the Jewish calendar by watching this teaching from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's popular video series, Journey to Zion.

Hanukkah: Rededicating the Temple

In this podcast from his radio program, Holy Land Moments, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein continues his teachings on Hanukkah, which marks the rededication of the Temple after the Maccabees defeated the mighty Greek army.

Hanukkah: The Eternal Light

Listen to this podcast from Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein's radio program, Holy Land Moments, as he explains the miracle of the eternal light and its significance to the Hanukkah celebration.

What Does Hanukkah Teach Us?

On this podcast from Holy Land Moments, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein shares the many lessons we can learn from Hanukkah, such as the importance of preserving religious freedom and rededicating ourselves to God.

"A Season of Light"

Yael Eckstein shares her insights of celebrating Hanukkah in the Holy Land with this excerpt from her book, Holy Land Reflections.

Celebrating Hanukkah in Israel

On this podcast from Holy Land Moments, Yael Eckstein shares the beauty and joy of celebrating Hanukkah in Israel.

Hanukkah Connect-the-Dots

Have fun with the downloadable activity, connect the dots and discover a special symbol that you'll see at Hanukkah.

Hanukkah Word Search

This printable Hanukkah word search puzzle features hidden Hanukkah words to find. Word searches are a great activity!

Hanukkah Coloring Page

Enjoy some fun coloring this printable Hannukah coloring page to use in your Bible study group or home.

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