(Happy) Chanukah Resources
Sefaria is filled with resources to help you teach and celebrate Chanukah. Here are a few of our favorite source sheets and relevant texts from the library.
We encourage you to add your teaching materials to Sefaria, make them public, and tag them for others to enjoy.
Sheets on Chanukah
What is Hannukah? by Peter Eckstein
What is a Miracle? by Faustine Sigal/Moishe House
More Cheese Please by Rabbi Barry Dolinger
Chanukah 5777 Reindeer and Latkes: Aren't The Winter Holidays Suspiciously Similar? by Rabbi David Fohrman
Beyond Presents: Making Channukah Meaningful for Your Child and Yourself by Rebecca Rosenthal
Be Your Own Shamash by Rachel Nilson Ralston/Hillel Educators
Darkness and Light: Kislev after Pittsburgh by Rabbi Sari Laufer
In the Classroom:
Learning about Chanukah JCDS 5th Grade by Gabe Greenberg
Chanukah Candle Lighting in the IDF by Rachel Buckman/National Library of Israel
Celebrate Israel & Research the State’s Symbol by Tzvi Sinensky/Pedagogy on Sefaria: Exemplary Lesson Plans
Chanukah in the Arts:
Chanukah Haftarah - Visual Midrash by Anna Fine Foer
Judith in the Enemy's Tent: A Musical Midrash with Study Guide by Girls in Trouble
Did you know that the three most cited sources on Chanukah come from the Talmud? Your students can learn more about Chanukah by browsing the Chanukah tag in Topics.
Or, check out our collection of foundational Chanukah texts in Hebrew and in English:
You can also find the Torah and Haftarah readings in the library: