PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly: Thanksgivukkah

PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly: Thanksgivukkah

For the first time since the 1800s, the first full day of Hanukkah coincides with Thanksgiving Day this year, and according to many in the Jewish community, the two holidays have much more in common than just a calendar date. They both celebrate gratitude, community, and religious tolerance.
From PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly

Judith and the Hanukkah Story

Judith and the Hanukkah Story

You’ve probably heard of Judah and the Maccabees, but what about Judith? At one time, the story of Judith—a young widow who killed the Assyrian general and led the Israelites to victory—was considered an important part of the Hanukkah narrative.

InterfaithFamily’s Guide to Hanukkah

InterfaithFamily’s Guide to Hanukkah

This booklet explains the history of Hanukkah, the symbolism and significance of lighting candles for eight nights, the blessings that accompany the lighting of the candles, the holiday’s foods, the game of dreidel and more.