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  • Giant Texas Lego menorah sets unofficial record

    Texans like to claim that everything is bigger in their state. And when it comes to Hanukkah menorahs made of Legos, they appear to be correct. Congregation Ahavath Sholom – a Conservative synagogue in Fort Worth – recently combined almost 50,000 of the plastic toy bricks to create a functioning hanukkiah that’s more than 16… More ▸

  • This Israeli drug helped Jimmy Carter beat cancer

    A drug that was researched and tested in Israel has helped former President Jimmy Carter overcome his life-threatening case of melanoma. Carter announced on Sunday that the four cancerous lesions on his brain were gone and doctors had found no new signs of cancer growth. He also said that he will continue taking Keytruda, one… More ▸

  • Amy Schumer sings: Happy Hanukkah!

    Just how much Hanukkah charm can you pack into a 15-second video? A lot, if you’re Amy Schumer — and you post an original Hanukkah song on Twitter that was composed and performed by your little-girl self. Check out the adorable clip in full — and don’t miss our favorite part: The brief use of jingle bells… More ▸

  • Could Donald Trump happen in Israel?

    Months ahead of Israel’s elections, a rich celebrity who’s never held elected office announces he will run for prime minister. He attacks the current leadership as weak and ineffective. He vows to wield a stronger hand against terror, to shut out Israel’s enemies and to realize the country’s untapped potential. His poll numbers shoot up,… More ▸

  • Happy Hanukkah from all but one of the GOP candidates

    The Republican Jewish Coalition posted on its Facebook page a video featuring 13 out of 14 of the GOP presidential candidates wishing a Happy Hanukkah. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., presumably is missing because he had to opt out last minute from last week’s RJC’s presidential forum due to voting on the Senate floor. (The video… More ▸

  • These presidential candidates made some strange Hanukkah blunders

    Less than 24 hours into Hanukkah, there have already been over 83,000 tweets about the holiday. Some of those tweeters were bound to make mistakes, but one would think that politicians running for the nation’s highest office wouldn’t fumble their holiday greetings. Sadly, a couple of them did. Rick Santorum Yes, Rick Santorum is still running… More ▸

  • Jewish man reunited with Polish woman who saved him from the Nazis

    This Hanukkah will not be a typical one for Michael Hochberg, a 77-year-old man from Haifa, Israel. On Wednesday, he was reunited with the Polish woman who saved his life in Warsaw during the Holocaust. Hochberg greeted Krystyna Jakubowska, 86, at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport with a bouquet of flowers. The pair, along… More ▸