Hanukkah Newswire

Hanukkah Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hanukkah.

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  1. Wedding of Day: A Cactus-Filled CelebrationRead the original story

    Monday | Bride's Magazine

    ... a day wandering through Brooklyn in January of 2016, Alex presented Gaby with what he referred to as a belated Hanukkah present. "It was a photo book all about our relationship, and the last page said 'Let's fill the rest of these pagesa forever,'" ...


  2. When our woman in Havana asked Fidel Castro to the synagogue Hanukkah partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of Israel

    ... she had to think fast. Castro's aide was already motioning impatiently to her that the president's time was short. "Hanukkah," she managed, "is revolution for the Jews." "I'll come," said Castro, evidently welcoming the parallel between the corrupt ...


  3. Menorah that belonged to Auschwitz victims returns to grandsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Jerusalem Post

    From left to right: Hubert Baumeister, Roswitha Baumeister, Yotvat Palter Dycian, Aviva Palter, Guri Palyer hold the menorah at the home of Hubert and Roswitha Baumeister in OsnabrA1 4ck on February 5th. A menorah that belonged to a couple killed during the Holocaust has been returned to their grandson, after his father gifted it to good friends of his parents before he left Germany.


  4. Battling fire with knowledge and smoke detectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | South Shore Record

    Hanukkah became a nightmare for the Azan family on Dec. 17. As the family was asleep flames from the menorah spread through their Brooklyn home. The fire killed four of the seven people in the house, Aliza Azan, 39, and three of her children, Moshe, 11, Yitzah, 7 and Henrietta, 3. Ariella Gasner, a member of the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway board, said this tragedy truly "shook up" the school community, and inspired the board and PTA to host an event to spread awareness of fire safety.


  5. The undercover investigators hired to watch alleged child abuser Malka LeiferRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Last Hanukkah, a team of undercover private investigators in Israel watched as a former Melbourne school principal accused of child sex abuse hosted her children and grand-children in her apartment. Unbeknown to Malka Leifer, the 54-year old Australian wanted on 74 counts of suspected sexual abuse during her tenure as principal of Adass Israel school in Elsternwick, the investigators were studying her everyday life only 20 metres away - gathering surveillance footage.


  6. The Boy DownstairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... and still being in love." Later, we and Diana get to meet this long-wed twosome while visiting his folks for Hanukkah. When his dad declares with a wink, "We still know how to schmear each other's bagels," you can see Diana's upbeat mood slowly ...


  7. Survivors of Brooklyn house fire released from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The surviving members of a Brooklyn family whose house burned down in a fire started by a Hanukkah menorah were released from the hospital. Yossi Azan and two of his children - daughter Shalit, 16, and son Daniel, 15 - were released from a local hospital this week, the Yeshiva World News reported.


  8. Survivors Of Brooklyn Hanukkah House Fire Released From HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Forward

    The surviving members of a Brooklyn family whose house burned down in a fire started by a Hanukkah menorah were released from the hospital. Yossi Azan and two of his children - daughter Shalit, 16, and son Daniel, 15 - were released from a local hospital this week, the Yeshiva World News reported.


  9. Building CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    For many Baltimore Jews, Harford County's rolling rural hills and growing suburban landscapes are a world away from their large, established Jewish communities, which offer a new person in town myriad choices of places to worship, study, eat, shop and socialize. A 45-minute drive from Baltimore, Harford County, whose total population is about a quarter-million, has just one Reform temple in Havre de Grace and one Chabad center in Bel Air.


  10. Grapevine: The ambassador is a fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Jerusalem Post

    The War with Iran has Begun - Come Hear What Israel's Defense Minister Has to Say Save Your Seat Now US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman stands at the Western Wall after lighting the menorah there for the second night of Hanukka earlier this month.. The most popular person at the cocktail reception on the eve of the 15th annual Jerusalem Conference organized by the Besheva communications group was US Ambassador David Friedman .


  11. Redeeming Relevance: Parshat Terumah: Pythagoras and the MenorahRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 13 | The Jewish Press

    When we read about the various fixtures, we are more likely to imagine pictures than think of numbers. That is with one notable exception, and that is the menorah.


  12. Above the fold: Archeology in Israel is more than a digRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Jerusalem Post

    The 1,800-year-old mosaic unearthed by archeologists in Caesarea on the Mediterranean coast is, for lack of a more expressive word, impressive. It is a beautiful work of art that transcends time.


  13. Iceland to receive 1st resident rabbi in recent historyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 12 | Chaptzem Blog!

    ... will have a religious exemption clause." Rabbi Feldman and his wife visited Iceland in December and organized a Hanukkah celebration for the community, which is made up of some locals and Jewish expatriots from the United States and Israel. The ...


  14. Poetry in Motion: Albany Chorale will give musical treatment to classic poetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | Walker County Messenger

    ... Director Marc Boensel and the Albany Chorale lead the audience in a singalong at the group's annual Christmas and Hanukkah concert, "Holidays with the Chorale," last December at First Methodist Church of Albany. The chorale will perform "Poetry in ...


  15. Chabad hasid donates a quarter million shekels to IDF, policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... was initiated by "Light for Peace," a project spearheaded by the Melbourne, Australia, Jewish community during Hanukkah. For every person who uploaded a selfie with his Hanukkah menorah and tagged it #Lightforpeace, one dollar went to buy warm ...


  16. Timothee Chalamet Is The Youngest In 80 Years To Be Nominated For Best ActorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Forward

    ... a Star of David necklace while Chalamet's character's family is Jews "of discretion." The final scene shows a Hanukkah dinner, with a menorah in the background. "Art takes place in the head of the audience member," he told the New York Times . ...


  17. Rabbi Rachel Brodie at JCC Hanukkah event in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... through March 1, has meant running staff development meetings that delve into the meaning behind the holidays of Hanukkah, Tu B'Shevat and Purim. That's important, because many staff members at the JCC - which runs a large preschool and afterschool ...


  18. You're Never Too Old To JDateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 29 | Forward

    One minute Bea Slater was buying a filet at her New Jersey supermarket, and the next she was getting a call that she'd be featured in a print ad for JDate, the online dating service for Jewish singles. Before she knew it, she was wearing a royal blue velour tracksuit, the makeup team was gluing on false eyelashes and they affixed menorah decals to her nails.


  19. Perpetual #PenceFenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | The Times of Israel

    ... the women's section; who can't pray in a group out loud because the rabbi of the Wall forbids it; who can't light a Hanukkah candle, because the national menorah is placed at the men's section, de facto eliminating women from that honor, and a ...


  20. The Jewish Museum presents new, major collection exhibitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Art Daily

    ... Lee Krasner, Camille Pissarro, Mark Rothko, Joan Snyder, and Kehinde Wiley are included. A diverse selection of Hanukkah lamps and other ceremonial objects drawn from the Museum's renowned collection-from the 3rd to the 21st centuries, and Europe, ...