From awe-inspiring palaces to a garbage dump in Jericho — Simon the Maccabee’s stirring words are still heard at the only surviving Maccabean remains.

2,200 years after the original Maccabees, today's defenders continue to destroy attackers who would eradicate Jewish life!

Chicago's Hindus and Jews stand together to celebrate "co-existence, mutual respect, equality and a common belief that education is the road to peace.”

Hindus and Jews come together in Chicago to celebrate light and take a stand against intolerance, bigotry and ignorance.

UK PM May has celebrated Hanukkah publicly - but her response to Jerusalem recognition shows she needs to study the holiday.

After being reunited following the Holocaust, his daughter didn’t remember him and wanted to leave. Then a Hanukkah miracle happened.

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...הָרִימִי בַכֹּחַ קוֹלֵךְ מְבַשֶּׂרֶת יְרוּשָׁלִָם הָרִימִי אַל תִּירָאִי אִמְרִי לְעָרֵי יְהוּדָה הִנֵּה אֱלֹקֵיכֶם! (ישעיה  מ:ט)

...Raise your voice with strength, herald of Jerusalem; raise it, do not be afraid; say to the cities of Judah, "Here is your G-d!"

(Isaiah 40:9)

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