Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Chanukah Educational Resources and 335 Chanukah Videos

Hi Everyone!

Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is observed for
eight days, beginning on the evening of the 25th day of
the Hebrew month of Kislev. This year Chanukah starts
Saturday night, December 8, 2012.

Chanukah is a wonderful holiday of renewed dedication,
faith, hope and spiritual light. It's a holiday that says:
"Never lose hope." Chanukah commemorates the victory of a
small band of Maccabees over the pagan Syrian-Greeks who
ruled over Israel.

The Jewish Trivia Quiz

What does the Hebrew word Chanukah mean ?
What type of foods do we specificaly eat on Chanukah ?
What activities are forbidden during Chanukah ?
Are woman obligated to light the menorah ?
How many candles do we need for all of Chanukah ?
Which family was Judah the Maccabee from ?
How many branches did the menorah in the temple have ?

The above questions are examples from the multiple choice
Flash quiz. There are two levels of questions, two timer settings.
Both kids and adults will find it educational and enjoyable.

Free Chanukah Clipart

Whether you need a picture for your child's class project,
a graphic for your synagogue, Hillel or JCC Chanukah
announcement, the Jewish Clipart Database has the pictures
for you. You can copy, save and print the graphics in
three different sizes.

There are now 335 (yes, 335!) Cool Chanukah video links at:

There is something for everyone.
This year's new videos include:
Shooby Doob Shloimy - The Chanukah Miracle
The Yeshiva Boys Choir - "Daddy Come Home"
StandFour - Eight Nights - Hanukkah Mashup
Matisyahu "Happy Hanukkah"
(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Dreidel)
Rube Goldberg Machine Technion Israel - A Chanukah Miracle
"Gangnam Chanukkah"
Chanukah The Festival of Lights Overture
Marolin Hebrew Academy: Those Were the Nights of Chanukah
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks: The Hidden Story of Chanukah
Making Sufganiot in Chaya's Kindergarten
Chanukah Oy Chanukah (in Yiddish)
Happy Hanukkah from Mevaseret Band
and many more....

To learn more about Chanukah, I posted on my website
125 site links, ranging from from laws and customs to games and
recipes. Site languages include English, Hebrew, Russian,
Spanish, French, Portuguese, German and Italian.
The address is:

Chanukah Humor (including lyrics to Chanukah songs)

Please forward this message to relatives and friends, so they may benefit from these holiday resources. Thank You!

Happy Chanukah!
Chag Sameach!

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