Top Hanukkah Gifts for 2014

Nov 12, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

Hanukkah is getting closer and it’s time to get in the holiday shopping spirit. Without further ado, here are the top Hanukkah gift ideas for 2014: • Menorah: A new beautiful Hanukkah menorah is guaranteed to bring some extra joy to this special annual celebration of miracles, past and present. Today there exists a breathtaking variety of this iconic Jewish symbol, including those brought to colorful life with the creative […]

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8 Must-Know Hanukkah Gift Giving Rules in 2014

Nov 09, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

This year YOU will win Hanukkah by following these simple, but very helpful Hanukkah gift-giving guidelines. 1. Go Traditional. Choosing a traditional Hanukkah gift is an easy way to ensure that your gift will be loved and appreciated. Traditional gifts include Hanukkah menorahs, dreidels, and Judaica. In many houses, tradition includes useful or practical items, like Dead Sea bath products, Jewish themed kitchen items, Jewish books, Jewish music, or Jewish […]

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8 Things You Didn’t Know about Hanukkah

Oct 31, 2014  |  By Arik Barel

1) Calendar Hanukkah does not fall on the same dates each year because Jewish holidays are based on a combination of the lunar/solar calendar, unlike the traditional Gregorian calendar which is based solely on the earth’s movement around the sun. 2) The 2 Hanukkah Miracles Hanukkah commemorates the military victory of the Maccabees, a small rebel band, over the mighty Greek army. In addition, it celebrates following miraculous re-dedication of […]

Category  : Holiday Gifts, Judaica, Judaism