Books to celebrate a happy Hanukkah

Hanukkah, which means “dedication” in Hebrew, begins on the 25 of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and usually falls in November or December. This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of December 10 and ends in the evening of December 18.  Often called the Festival of Lights, the holiday is celebrated with the lighting of the menorah, traditional foods, games, and gifts. Check out these books and videos!

“Nathan Blows out the Hanukkah Candles” by Tami Lehman-Wilzig
“Moishe’s Miracle: a Hanukkah Story” by Laura Krauss Melmed

“The Dreidel that Wouldn’t Spin: a Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah” by Martha Seif Simpson
“Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins” by Eric A. Kimmel

“Hanukkah”  by Nancy Dickmann
“Maccabees: the story of Hanukkah”  by Animated Hero Classics

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