Hanuka


Hanuka (Hanukkah / Chanukkah) resources

Hanuka is already here (Dec 6 in 2015)! Or Hanukah, Hanukkah, Chanuka, Chanukkah…I tend go with the simplest of the myriad possibilities for spelling, but you do whatever works for you. Each of the major Jewish websites has its own big Hanuka page with their own links. My favorite is […]


Hanuka resources

Hanuka (Hanukkah / Chanukkah) is only a few days away! In 2014, it begins the night of Dec 16th. Are you ready? Here’s a Hanuka checklist with things you’ll need. Each of the major Jewish websites has its own big Hanuka page with their own links. My favorite is Chabad‘s, […]


52 Week challenge week 49: Hanuka fun – and projects

Happy Hanuka! This week, it’s time to have some Hanuka fun. We’re not doing formal school this week – it’s Hanuka break! That’s something I LOVE about homeschooling. We’re also decorating the house with some of the kids’ art, making some more, and playing dreidel. We’re also frying up latkes and sufganiyot for the holiday, but they are […]


Hanuka books (for kids)

Here is a selection of some of our favorite kids’ books for Hanuka – just in time to order your own copy! 😉 Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels: This National Geographic book gives pictures and information about how people in other countries – Ghana, Uganda, […]


Hanukkah party planning for a bunch

Every year, we put on a “holiday” party for dh’s work colleagues. I do latkes, falafel, apple cider, and a cookie bar for about 50 people. I typed this up for myself, and realized that perhaps some of you can put this to good use, too!  Here’s the breakdown (see […]