Hanukkah for Parents and Children

Hanukkah: Background for parents, researched and written by Sylvia Rouss Hanukkah is celebrated in the winter. It lasts for eight days and is also known as the Festival of Lights. Hanukkah is based on a historical event and is a result of a conflict between the Jewish faith and Greek…

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Hanukkah Origins of Sammy Spider

One December morning over twenty years ago, several of the children in my preschool class were discussing the Christmas displays at the local mall and the beautiful lights adorning the homes of their non Jewish neighbors. There was such excitement in their voices and some even said they wished they…

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