Hanukkah

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Hanukkah | All About the Holidays

Hanukkah | All About the Holidays. Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration, but anyone can find meaning in the holiday. Check out the origins of the tradition, and and how it is observed today.

PBS LearningMedia. 2-6.

Hanukkah Vocabulary Word Search | All About the Holidays

Hanukkah Vocabulary Word Search | All About the Holidays. Learn the vocabulary of Hanukkah with this fun word search from All About the Holidays.

PBS LearningMedia. 2-6.

Eight Days of Hanukkah | Peg + Cat

Eight Days of Hanukkah | Peg + Cat. Albert Einstein sings a song with Peg, Cat and their friends about the number that Hanukkah is all about: eight!

PBS LearningMedia. PreK-2.

Hanukkah Books | Holiday Traditions with PBS

Hanukkah Books | Holiday Traditions with PBS. Hanukkah is the eight-day “festival of lights” celebrated by Jewish people around the world commemorating the re dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. From Maccabees to latkes to menorahs, help children learn about Hanukkah and get in the holiday spirit by reading some of these family-friendly books.

PBS Parents.

In the Month of Kislev

In the Month of Kislev. The 1992 children's book by Nina Jaffe, with illustrations by Louise August, comes alive in this iconographic program. A wealthy, arrogant merchant learns the true meaning of Hanukkah when he takes the family of a poor peddler to court for savoring the smell of his wife's pancakes from outside their window. Narrated by Theodore Bikel. Part of the Weston Woods Series.

Discovery Education. K-2.

Holiday Facts and Fun: Hanukkah

Holiday Facts and Fun: Hanukkah. An animated story of Hanukkah shows how the ancient Jews recaptured their temple and re-established their religious freedom. A Jewish family makes Hanukkah foods (latkes and cookies), plays holiday games (spin the dreidel), sings holiday songs (Oh, Hanukkah), exchanges presents, and has a holiday feast.

Discovery Education. K-5.

Animated Hero Classics: Maccabees: The Story of Hanukkah

Animated Hero Classics: Maccabees: The Story of Hanukkah. In this program, learn the story of the first Hanukkah and Judah Maccabee, who triumphantly lead the Jewish people with valor to win the war for religious freedom.

Discovery Education. K-5.