Hanukkah

For eight days out of the year, family and friends celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, spirituality, and communal spirit. Get our recipes like latkes and "glittered" Sufganiyot, decorations including menorahs and candles, and a variety of DIY gift ideas to make your holiday all the more special.

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22 Hanukkah Crafts and Decorations for Eight Nights of Fun
Celebrate Hanukkah with our inspired crafts, gift wrapping ideas, favors, and decorations, including dreidels and menorahs. These ideas will help make all eight nights sparkle.
How to Play Dreidel—Plus, the Meaning of This Hanukkah Game
Give it a spin and share your wealth of gelt, small toys, and trinkets.
Celebrate the Festival of Lights With These Hanukkah Desserts, Which You'll Crave All 8 Nights
No celebration of the Festival of Lights is complete without a sweet treat to close out the evening. From all kinds of rugelach cookies to those irresistible fried sufganiyot, the Israeli jelly-filled donuts that are perhaps the best known Hanukkah dessert, there are many different and delicious options for your dessert table on this special holiday. Fried desserts are a time-honored tradition at Hanukkah: They are symbolic of the oil that was only supposed to burn for one day, but lasted eight long nights. Our recipe collection includes several twists (one is actually shaped as twists!) on the fried donut, as well as apple fritters. Among our favorite baked Hanukkah desserts are some decorated in blue and white for the holiday—plus there's a giant chocolate-covered marshmallow version of the dreidel and easy homemade gelt.
Hanukkah Dinner Recipes That the Whole Family Will Love
Give family and friends the greatest gift of all at your holiday celebration: an assortment of beloved Hanukkah recipes, including latkes, brisket, kugel, and more.
20 Handmade Gifts That Are Perfect for Kids of All Ages
Browse our best ideas from stuffed animals and toys, to knit and crocheted accessories, and personalized clothes.
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41 of Our Best Handmade Gifts for Everyone on Your List
The ideal gift is one that's handmade and homemade. In that spirit, we've rounded up some of our editors' most elegant, easy-to-make heirloom ideas for everyone on your list, including knit accessories, personalized jewelry, artisanal soaps, and bath bombs.
Glittered Holiday Crafts That'll Add Sparkle to Your Home
All that glitters is beautiful to behold. Use materials that sparkle to give your home a glow during Christmas, Hanukkah, and straight through New Year's Eve.
Make Your Very Best Latkes with These Expert Tips and Tricks

We're starting with a controversial opinion: All latkes can and should be gluten-free.