Chanukah 2013 begins on the evening of Wednesday, November 27 (the night before Thanksgiving!), and continues for eight days, concluding on December 5.
How to Light the Menorah
Everything from how to set up the candles to what order you light them in to what to say while you're doing it.
A Brief History of Chanukah
How did a post-biblical holiday become so important? Learn about the evolution of the day.
The December Dilemma
When families have members of different faiths, it can help to have support in celebrating your holidays.
Chanukah Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup
Marjorie Druker of New England Soup Factory shares her favorite holiday recipe.
How To Make A Chanukah Cheese Platter
Learn about the OTHER traditional Chanukah food.
Judith and the Chanukah Story
Learn about this heroine of the Chanukah story from our friends at Jewish Women's Archive.
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Lots of Latkes
While there are a number of traditional foods for Chanukah, the latke (pancake fried in oil) has undoubtedly claimed first-place in American celebrations of the holiday. Sick of the same-old same-old? Try some of these variations.
Hybrid Latkes bring together several different kinds of potato for a tastier, more interesting pancake.
Sweet Potato Latkes balance the oily goodness with beta carotene.
Cauliflower Latkes really up the ante as a healthy alternative.
Corn Latkes not only taste great - they require no grating!
And if you find yourself asking but what do I serve WITH the latkes, we've got that covered too.