Hanukkah is known as the celebration of lights in the Jewish faith – but how did it begin? Who is Antiochus and what did the Maccabees do to defeat him? What is the symbolism of the menorah and how is it different to the hanukkiah? Find out all this and more in this Miniclip, which introduces the religion of Judaism, tells the story of the miracle of the oil, explains how latkes and jam donuts celebrate this miracle in delicious ways, and provides some Hebrew phrases to help you celebrate this time of year as a community!
Production Year: 2018
Duration: 5 min
Series: Miniclips: Global Celebrations
Printable Resources: Yes
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