Latkes are traditionally served for Hanukkah because they are cooked in oil (to commemorate the vial of oil lasting for 8 days).
Try this delicious fresh figs recipe--a delicious treat with goat cheese and honey that your whole family is sure to enjoy!
Literally, “four species.” The Torah specifies four species to bring together on Sukkot. The four species are: lulav (branches of palm trees), etrog (citron), hadasim (myrtle branches), and aravot (willows) (Leviticus 23:40).
The family of five sons who led the revolt against the Hellenization of Jerusalem and became the heroes of the Hanukkah story.