Chanucah

David Cameron sends his Chanucah greetings

By Jennifer Lipman, December 1, 2010

David Cameron has wished the Jewish community “a happy and peaceful Chanucah.”

The Prime Minister said: "I want to pass on my very best wishes to the Jewish community here and around the world.

"I wish you and your families a Chanucah sameach.”

He called the story of Chanucah “an inspiring message of the power of hope to sustain people through the toughest of times” and said it was a reminder of “the strength that we can find when we come together and focus on building a brighter future.”

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Seth Cohen's Chrismukkah on The OC

By Jennifer Lipman, December 1, 2010
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A Californian teen with a Jewish father and a Christian mother invents a new festive tradition on the hit series The OC.

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Adam Sandler: The Chanucah Song

By Jennifer Lipman, December 1, 2010
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"Instead of one day of presents, we have eight..."

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A Sesame Street Chanucah song

By Jennifer Lipman, December 1, 2010
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The gang from Sesame Street celebrate the festival of lights with a song

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Matisyahu: 'Miracle' Chanucah song video

By Jennifer Lipman, December 1, 2010
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The brilliant and very funny video for Matisyahu's new Chanucah song, produced by Kool Kojak.

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William Hague's Chanucah message

By Jennifer Lipman, December 1, 2010
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Greetings on the festival of lights from the Foreign Secretary

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Matisyahu takes on Adam Sandler with new Chanucah song

By Jennifer Lipman, November 24, 2010

The Grammy-nominated Orthodox Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu has released a Chanucah song Jewish kids can “be proud of.”

The new tune Miracle is one of the tracks that can be heard on Festival of Light, the musician’s fifth Chanuach compilation.

It has been produced by Kool Kojak, who has worked with stars including Katy Perry and Ke$ha.

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Hall of Fame: Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker

November 23, 2010

"The event commemorates the holiday in the western tradition of Texas.

"Participants are encouraged to wear jeans, boots and cowboy hats, and the Chanucah story is retold around a campfire."

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The dreidel rap: Erran Baron Cohen

By Jennifer Lipman, November 21, 2010
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A track from Erran Baron Cohen's album Songs In The Key of Hanukah.

The musician is headlining at the JCC/Moishe House Chanucah party at the Jewish Museum on December 4.

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