Chanukah: Laws, Customs, and Trivia by Rabbi Hartley David Mark

 Plus, My Personal Take on the History of this Wonderful Little Festival What we American Jews call a “menorah” is called a “chanukiyyah” in Israel. In modern Hebrew, a menorah is a light bulb. I wandered around B’nai B’rak, a very Chasidic town in Israel, going nuts looking for a menorah. They kept sending me […]

Hanukkah – 1st night and Maariv on 11/27/13

First night of Hanukkah candle lighting and Maariv service with Tracy