In 2016, Hanukkah begins on Saturday evening, December 24.
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.
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.
- 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. To listen to the audio file, click here. To read a text version of the sermon, click here.
- A healthy latke recipe using butternut squash. Courtesy of Lisa at HungryGirl.com.
- 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!
When does Hanukkah begin in 2017?
Sunset of Tuesday, December 12.
When does Hanukkah begin in 2018?
Sunset of Sunday, December 2.
When does Hanukkah begin in 2019?
Sunset of Sunday, December 22.