Hanukkah Resources

Celebrate the season of lights and miracles. When is the first night of Chanukah?

A Powerpoint Presentation about Hanukah (.PPT) by Steve Brenner

Chanukah ASL ABC Story by Jewish Deaf Multimedia

Chanukah by Chabad

Hanukkah by ReformJudaism.org

Sustaining the Light (a social justice program guide for Chanukah)

Your local library has a collection of Chanukah materials that can be
borrowed with a library card. If a title you want is not on the shelf
at your library, ask your librarian for assistance.

Here are just a few title suggestions of titles you and your family
may enjoy:

Beni’s first Chanukah/ story and pictures by Jane Breskin Zalben
On the first night of Chanukah, a young bear helps his mother
prepare latkes, plays “Spin the Dreidel,” and recites a prayer with his father.

A great miracle happened there : a Chanukah story/ by Karla Kuskin;
illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker. On the first night of Hanukkah, a mother
tells her family and a young guest the story of the holiday’s origin.

Malka’s secret recipe : a Chanukah story/ by David A. Adler;
illustrated by Joan Halpern.  In the foolish town of Chelm, Berel
the shoemaker attempts to duplicate the secret recipe of
Malka’s potato pancakes, but his wife’s interference makes
his plan go awry.

Papa’s latkes : story and pictures/ by Jane Breskin Zalben.
Papa and the little bears make latkes for Chanukah. Includes
the song “O Chanukah” and a recipe for latkes.

The tie man’s miracle : a Chanukah tale/ by Steven Schnur;
illustrated by Stephen T. Johnson. On the last night of Chanukah,
after hearing how an old man lost his family in the Holocaust, a young boy makes a wish that is carried to God as the menorah candles burn down.

PJ Library
Jewish bedtime stories and songs
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