Things to do this Hanukkah

Samantha Suman

Staff Writer

It’s finally here: Hanukkah, the story of the brave Maccabees and the festival of lights. Whether you look forward to the food, the presents or the upcoming break, Hanukkah is a holiday for everyone. Here is a list of eight modern and traditional finds to get you into the holiday spirit:


1. How about a game of dreidel? This link will explain exactly how to play with step by step instructions.


2. Everybody knows Adam Sandler and his Hanukkah song. It never gets old. You know you want to listen to it:



3. The stress of last minute gifts plagues us all. Don’t worry, we have you covered. Urban Outfitters has great technology accessories to gift.


4. It’s time to whip out the frying pan and potato peeler. What is Hanukkah without potato latkes anyway? Try this great Food Network recipe.


5. Hanukkah can be a time of reflection. Have you seen any miracles recently?


6. Throw Back Thursday! Here are two classic Hanukkah movies from our childhood:

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7. Krispy Kreme has the best soufganiot in town, for jelly and non-jelly lovers alike!


8. Here is a thoughtful Hanukkah message from President Obama, a nice way to end the holiday!