The important thing is the process, not the end product.
Homemade Chanukah Gelt
Did you know that the Hasmoneans minted the first Jewish coins in history?
Those ancient bronze coins have been reinvented as Chanukah Gelt, chocolate treats we eat during Chanukah. These mass-marketed Chanukah coins are beautifully molded and add a festive touch to the festivities. This year, you can get creative and have fun making your own gourmet chocolate gelt for your Chanukah celebration.
Fight Like a Maccabee
You and your family can pretend to be Maccabee warriors. Fight the Seleucids with homemade swords and shields.
Israeli Hanukkah Levivot (Potato Pancakes)
It is traditional to celebrate the miracle of the cruse of oil by eating foods fried in olive oil. One of the most familiar Hanukkah foods is the latke, or potato pancake.
Build Your Own Olive Oil Hanukkiah
A hanukkiah is a candelabra that holds nine candles. With the right materials, you can make your own!