Tag: Hanukkah

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Hamas Cell Nabbed Plotting to Kidnap Israelis Over Hanukkah

Israeli security forces — including the Shin Bet security agency, Israel Police and IDF — have thwarted an attempt by the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas to kidnap Israelis in Samaria during Hanukkah.

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Vandals Attack Jewish Center at Anti-Israel Campus

Last week, a group of vandals targeted the Chabad at San Diego State University (SDSU) and broke one of the branches of their free-standing menorah, which the Jewish people use to celebrate Hanukkah.

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Six-Foot Menorah Stolen from San Francisco Park

North Beach Chabad’s massive six-foot menorah was stolen from San Francisco’s Washington Square Park in the early days of the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights holiday.

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Santa Monica Synagogue Turns Darkness to Light on Chanukah

SANTA MONICA, California — A synagogue that was vandalized on the first night of Chanukah, with feces and food smeared across the front entrance near a menorah display, held a joyful public menorah lighting on Monday evening to celebrate unity and tolerance.

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Rabbi Uses National Menorah Lighting to Rebuke UN, Obama

Rabbi Levi Shemtov rebuked the United Nations — and, by implication, the Obama administration — at the National Menorah Lighting in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Sunday evening, criticizing them for an anti-Israel resolution that passed on Friday.

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Muslim Ambassadors Receive Gift Menorahs At Hanukkah Party

A group of Muslim ambassadors were among the guests at the Hanukkah party co-hosted by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the Embassy of Azerbaijan at Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC on Wednesday evening.

One Direction Hanukkah Mash-Up Storms Internet

WATCH: One Direction Hanukkah Mash-Up Storms Internet

A Hanukkah-themed medley of One Direction hits has gone viral – and is set to brutally expose the generation gap in homes across North London. The Hanukkah mash-up was the brainchild of New York filmmaker Erez Cohen, and features several

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All Rapper Drake Wants For Hanukkah Is A Dreidel

Drake’s dad reveals the one gift his son always wanted as a little boy – a dreidel.  Instead of video games or remote-controlled cars, little Drake asked his parents to get him the spinning top that Jewish children all over

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Obama Says Hanukka Story Sounds Like Plot Of New Star Wars Movie

President Reuven and his wife, Nechama, were the guests of honor of US President Barack Obama for the White House Hanukka candle lighting ceremony on Wednesday evening. At the opening of the ceremony, Obama mentioned that in a meeting prior

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WATCH: Sharon Jones Vs. Adam Sandler For #1 Hanukkah Song  

JERUSALEM – Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings have released  a Hanukkah song video with lyrics that give even reigning Hanukkah king Adam Sandler a run for his gelt. The song attributes different Hanukkah elements for each day of the eight day

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Giant Menorah From Lego Built In Texas

TEL AVIV – Led by a structural engineer, a group of parents and kids built a giant menorah out of Lego in Fort Worth, Texas, reported the local CBS affiliate.  The congregation of Ahavath Sholom synagogue in Fort Worth used