I currently have a display of Hanukkah books in the children's area. Feel free to stop by and check out our collection. You can also order books online and have them sent to your community library. This is a free service.
Introduces Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, and describes how it is celebrated in different areas of the world, including Israel, Istanbul, Italy, Poland, and New York City. Includes glossary and recipes.
Presents the history, traditions, and significance of Hanukkah as it is celebrated by a Jewish family in San Francisco.
When young Steve, who is Jewish, tells his new neighbor, Jackie Robinson, that his family does not have a Christmas tree, Jackie brings one to his neighbors, not knowing that they celebrate Hanukkah instead of Christmas. Based on a true story.
In this rhyming tale in the style of "The Night before Christmas," a family's preparations for Chanukah are disrupted by a wildly spinning dreidel.
Every year a family celebrates Hanukkah by retelling the story of how Grandma and her sister managed to mark the day while in a German concentration camp.
Eleven Jewish holidays are discussed and accompanied by recipes for the ancient and modern foods traditionally served, from challah bread to potato latkes.
Provides information about the origin and customs of Hanukkah, ideas for celebrating this holiday, and directions for making such crafts as a dreidel mobile, holiday cards, and candle candy holders.
Animated Menorah A simple, animated guide on how to light Chanukah candles by Aish.com
In the News
Below is an article that I read in The New York Times, which I enjoyed so much, that I wanted to share it with others.