Hanukkah

Hava Nagila – (“Let us rejoice”)

Hava Nagila (Hebrew: הבה נגילה‎, Havah Nagilah, “Let us rejoice”) is a Jewish folk song traditionally sung at Jewish celebrations . The melody is based on a Hassidic Nigun.[1] It was composed in 1918, to...

Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah is a minor holiday in the Jewish Calendar, yet since the 1970s has become a very public important holiday. Jewish people work, as usual, schools stay open, and there is an exchange of gifts,...

Hanukkah – Foods

The traditional foods eaten during the 8 days of Hanukkah, involved oil. As we mentioned before after the Maccabees restored the temple, there was just enough oil in the Menorah to burn for one day...