– Post September 11th
The story of
Chanukah commemorates the Jewish People’s triumphant retrieval of the
Holy Temple from the Hellenists. When they went to light the ritual flame, they found that they only had enough oil to burn for one day. They lit the oil lamp anyway, and miraculously the one-day supply burned for eight days!
about Chanukah, and get a post September 11th perspective on the
From a virtual dreidel,
stories about Chanukah, and wonderful recipes, this site explains this special
holiday in a simple and easy to understand way. Kids and adults will both find this site interesting and
fun. This site also presents information in seven
languages other than English.
Source: American Friends of Lubavitch
Hanukah, Feast of
Read about the origins,
religious meaning, laws & customs, heroes & villains involved in the
history of Hanukah.
HanuKat offers a playful, interactive way for children,
parents, grandparents and friends – both Jewish and non-Jewish - to
celebrate Hanukkah and Passover.
Numerous well thought out activities, stories, and recipes make this
site a delight.
There’s even a special section for educators!
The activities on this
site were designed with kids in mind. From a dreidel game to coloring pages, and lots of other information on this Jewish holiday, there’s plenty to explore.