Where in my Apartment Should I Light my Hanukkah Lamps?

Dan Margulies explores various opinions on where to light a Hanukah Lamp in dorms and apartments.

The Hasmoneans as a Paradigm for Modern Jewish Sovereignty

R. Shimshon Nadel explores the connection between the Hasmonean dynasty and the modern-day State of Israel.

Searching for the Vatican’s Menorah

Tzvi Sinensky on the lost Menorah, the Vatican theory, and the ideology of the search and mythology.

Cultural Migrations of a Hanukkah Pilgrimage

Elli Fischer explores the ideological components of developments in Hanukkah traditions.

On Candlelight

Media culture scholar, Matt Sienkiewicz, reflects on the Maccabeats phenomenon and the group's first viral smash.

The Making of “Lights”

Shmuel Klitsner's insider perspectives on making a Hanukkah classic.

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