Was the Chanukah miracle a seven-day or an eight-day occurrence? Why is the holiday celebrated for eight days rather than seven? There's a wealth of discussion on this topic.

Climbing to the top

This week's Torah portion, Beha’alotcha, teaches the unique way in which three important utensils were made in the Holy Temple. What lesson can we learn from it?

Netanyahu Lighting Menorah

An Israeli artist discovered a way to fight against the darkness of terror and destruction: Turning the remains of Hamas missiles into Chanukah menorahs that sparkle with the enduring spirit of beauty and life!

Living Torah

The menorah, a seven-branched candelabrum, is the oldest symbol of the Jewish religion and modern symbol of the State of Israel. A nine-branch variation is used for the observance of Chanukah - the Festival of Lights.

Menorah lighting

In this tragic period of utter darkness, we welcome the approaching Festival of Lights and the timeless lessons of the Holy Menorah. Why has the Menorah endured as the timeless symbol of Jewish light?