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Light One Candle
Light One Candle

“Light one candle for the Maccabee children, with thanks that their light didn’t die…”

Hannah and Her Sons
Hannah and Her Sons

The story of Hannah and her seven sons is the story of the Jewish resistance to Antiochus’ attempts to Hellenize the Jewish people around 166 B.C.E.

Chanukah – What’s The Mitzvah
Chanukah – What’s The Mitzvah

Here’s a quiz:  What is the primary mitzvah of Chanukah?

Giving Gifts
Giving Gifts

“One who is diligent in lighting Chanukah candles will have children who are scholars” (Shabbat 23b).

How To Calm Down After An Argument
How To Calm Down After An Argument

Take a deep breath and discover our favorite ways to calm down after an argument.

The Story of Chanukah
The Story of Chanukah

Around the year 167 B.C.E., the Syrian-Greek rulers of Judea tried to force the Jews to assimilate into Hellenic culture. They summoned the Jews to the town squares where they were forced to worship idols or to sacrifice a pig before the idol.

Putting Chanukah In Perspective
Putting Chanukah In Perspective

The events of Chanukah took place about 150 years after the death of Alexander the Great (323 BCE), whose death brought 40 years of civil war to his empire.

Clever Phrases That Can Change Your Life
Clever Phrases That Can Change Your Life

We all love looking brilliant, especially in the workplace where we strive to get ahead! So, here are a few commonly used business phrases that may either make us look like a genius, or signal things aren’t quite right (you make the executive decision)!

Konrad Zegota – Saving Lives
Konrad Zegota – Saving Lives

Konrad Zegota was the code name for The Council for Aid to the Jews. It was generally referred to simply as Zegota.

No More Nightmares
No More Nightmares

The Talmud offers a number of helpful suggestions for those who experience nightmares.

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