Hanukkah http://nhpr.org en The History of Hanukkah in America http://nhpr.org/post/history-hanukkah-america <p>The eight day Jewish festival of lights, known by the general public for its candles and dreidels is an ancient celebration of religious freedom and a miracle. Now, the author of a new book offers a uniquely American take on the holiday and how in this country, it was transformed from a minor festival to a major occasion.</p><p> <strong>GUESTS</strong>:</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 39178 at http://nhpr.org The History of Hanukkah in America Special Programs Celebrating Hanukkah & Christmas http://nhpr.org/post/special-programs-celebrating-hanukkah-christmas <p><strong><u>Friday, Dec. 7<sup>th</sup></u></strong></p><p>9:00 - 10:00 pm:&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/hanukkah-lights/" target="_blank">Hanukkah Lights 2012</a></p><p>A perennial NPR favorite, <em>Hanukkah Lights</em> features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by NPR's <a href="https://www.nprstations.org/photobio/index.cfm?sid=susan_stamberg">Susan Stamberg</a> and Murray Horwitz.</p><p><strong><u>Sunday, Dec. 16<sup>th</sup> </u></strong></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:44:14 +0000 NHPR Staff 15390 at http://nhpr.org Special Programs Celebrating Hanukkah & Christmas