Happy second day of Hanukkah! Although we’ve already provided some of our favorite links filled with special activities and recipes for the Festival of LIghts, we forgot to include one that allows you to light the menorah virtually. The Israel Ministry of Tourism has re-launched their popular Chanukah microsite where visitors can log on and light virtual candles for each night of the eight-day holiday, also known as the “Festival of Lights.” The site went live yesterday and is a super fun spot for families! With each candle “lit,” visitors to the Chanukah website will be able to access more information […] Continue reading →

(source) Hanukkah celebrations kick off tomorrow evening at sundown (December 20th), which means it’s time to dust of your menorah and prepare yourself for some delicious Sufganiyot and Latkes. And of course – let’s not forget about the Dreidel spinning and quality family time spent together for the duration of the 8 days in the Jewish Festival of Lights. For those who aren’t sure about the origin of Hanukkah, the Huffington Post recently posted a fantastic overview on the “Dates, Custom and History” of this important celebration including some great images of Hanukkah celebrations around the world! Hanukkah is an […] Continue reading →

This is such a wonderful time to take your family to New York City! I don’t know of any other city that is hustling and bustling this much during the holidays! Next week on Tuesday December 20th, the first candle will be lit on The World’s Largest Hanukkah Menorah. The Menorah will be standing between Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, by Central Park, between the Plaza and Pierre Hotels. All weekday lightings are at 5:30 PM, with the last lighting taking place on December […] Continue reading →

Happy Hanukkah! In celebration of the Jewish eight-day festival of lights, that begins today at sundown, we put together a list of some of our favorite recipes and crafts you can make with your […] Continue reading →