Hanukkah Core Concepts (And Pretzel Candles)

As our grandchildren grow, I like to remember the three core Hanukkah concepts to emphasize with young children. Here’s an excerpt from “Celebrate Hanukkah: How to Light Up Your Holiday.” From the basic Hanukkah story come the three core concepts that we suggest sharing with young children: light, miracle, and oil.   30% off Hanukkah in a Box Family Fun Kit! 1 week only. November 21 through the 27th.      Here are some examples of how to bring each concept to life in your home: #1 / Light Light Hanukkah candles during the eight nights of the … [Read more...]

Hanukkah Core Concept – LIGHT

Lighting the menorah

Congrats to Jennifer K,  winner of the second Hanukkah Surprise Pack! One thing she gets is a laminated card with Hanukkah Blessings and candle-lighting tips. Hold onto this quick-reference card for years. Never have to wonder again which way to load the candles (left to right? right to left?) (Available in Hanukkah Helper Box, Hanukkah in a Box and Hanukkah CD Tutorial.)  Still 6 nights to enter – just sign up at www.JewishHolidaysInABox.com.   Light - Where to start with young children We recommend three key Hanukkah concepts that are good as starting points with young children: … [Read more...]