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The Maccabee Miscalculation

The Maccabee Miscalculation

Stand-up comedian, writer and Israel Forever's Social Media Mingle panel member Benji Lovitt, gives his own unique take on the Festival of Lights.

"Fight or Flight" - What Should Pro-Israel Students Choose?

"Fight or Flight" - What Should Pro-Israel Students Choose?

Jerusalem U

Anti-Semitism is once again emerging from the shadows on US college campuses, in the guise of anti-Zionism. Should the Pro-Israel Students take action or passively surrender? Should they Fight or Flight?

IDF soldiers celebrate Hanukkah with Holocaust survivors

IDF soldiers celebrate Hanukkah with Holocaust survivors

YNet

Young students part of Friends of IDF scholarship fund visit 500 homes of Holocaust survivors to light the first candle of Hanukkah.

WATCH: Chanukah in Jerusalem

WATCH: Chanukah in Jerusalem

From lighting candles, to spinning tops and jelly donuts, Jerusalem's cold Old City streets come alive at the winter festival of light. Experience the joy of Chanukah on the streets of Jerusalem with Israel21c in this great film by Film by Elahn Zetlin!

Everlasting Oil

Everlasting Oil

This is the miracle of Chanukah. This is what so attracts the Jewish soul. It is the holiday celebrating the eternal potential that lies within each one of us in the Nation of Israel.

Hanukkah in Israel Inspired by the Maccabees

Hanukkah in Israel Inspired by the Maccabees

Israel21c

Underlying all the fun is a more serious aspect to Hanukkah in Israel: the strong connection between the Zionist movement and a holiday that is, in Jewish calendar terms, a relatively minor one.

Here or There? The Great Miracle That Happened

Here or There? The Great Miracle That Happened

I looked down at the dreidel and I saw the Hebrew letter Peh (פ). The difference of one letter, one word – it strengthened the entire meaning of Chanukah for me. It was something so small, but so very meaningful.

Send a Chanukah Message to Lone Soldiers in Israel!

Send a Chanukah Message to Lone Soldiers in Israel!

This Chanukah, Open your heart, Find the words, and Share the Light and Love with our soldiers!

In the Spirit of the Maccabees: 8 Days of ChanukahGiving

In the Spirit of the Maccabees: 8 Days of ChanukahGiving

One of the more ancient customs is to give Maot Chanukah מאות חנוכה, the gift of money - best known from the Yiddish as Chanukah gelt. We are proud to share 8 great causes for you to support in Israel to celebrate YOUR inner Maccabee!!!

When The Light Did Not Go Out

When The Light Did Not Go Out

The story of Chanukah is one of strength and bravery and expresses the Jewish people's deep and powerful Ahavat Yisrael. Refresh your understanding of the relevance of this history to our lives today.

Cooking Israel For Chanukah

Cooking Israel For Chanukah

It is now easier than ever to add some Taste of Israel recipes to your Chanukah meals! Don't let the fried food stop you - this is the holiday to consume delicious Levivot, Sufganiyot and more!

In Defense of Israel - Ron Prosor at the UN

In Defense of Israel - Ron Prosor at the UN

"Today’s debate is not about speaking for peace or speaking for the Palestinian people – it is about speaking against Israel." Ambassador Ron Prosor's remarks at the UN General Assembly as part of the international day of solidarity with the Palestinian People debate that commemorates the UN's Partition Plan for Palestine.

If I Were Israeli…

If I Were Israeli…

Times of Israel

If I were Israeli, would I have been outraged that my liberal and democratic society was called an “apartheid state” by condescending student activists throughout the Western world while none of the same students used that term to describe the deeply antisemitic and racist Arab nations surrounding us?

Chanukah 101

Chanukah 101

This is your location for all you need to know about celebrating Chanukah! From lighting the candles, to spinning the driedel and of course, essential Hebrew vocabulary!

Your Israel Connection For Chanukah

Your Israel Connection For Chanukah

We proclaim “Nes Gadol Haya Sham/Poh:” A Great Miracle Happened There/Here to remember the days of Judah Maccabee who fought for the right to be Jews.

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