This clever Hanukkah craft idea takes a sweet approach to the traditional dreidel game. Certain to keep the kids entertained, our edible dreidel tutorial also offers a creative way to teach children about Hanukkah.
Hanukkah is a celebration filled with so many sweet little gifts. This party popper Hanukkah craft makes for a great holiday activity for kids, but is also a fun party favor to pass out to grown up guests at Hanukkah celebrations.
Two years ago, my friend invited me to take part in her family's Hanukkah celebration. Although I had learned about Jewish culture and tradition in classes throughout my public grammar school years, I was a bit rusty on my lessons. Not wanting to insult (or look like a completely uninformed gentile), I decided I should go over my teachings.
Sukkot originally celebrated the harvest, but later, took on a more historical meaning to commemorate the frail shelters the Hebrew people inhabited during their Exodus. Learn more about Sukkot customs here, and how to celebrate at home.
Like most Jewish holidays, food plays a big part of Rosh Hashanah celebrations. Use apples in both your cooking and holiday decor to bring a festive feel to your celebration at home with some of these inspiring ideas.
The Haggadah is a book that Jews read on the first night of Passover, re-telling the story of Passover. The word haggadah means "telling" in Hebrew. It is the responsibility of all Jews to re-tell the story of their ancestors escape from history in order to teach the next generation.
Passover can be altered to fit any families needs. In fact it's a perfect holiday to put your own spin on and start creating family traditions. Here are some helpful tips for finding that perfect Haggadah and creating your very own seder. Check it out!