Chanukah Fun & Trivia
Online Chanukah Songs, Plays, Quizzes & Fun
An Annotated Collection 

Chanukah Songs

Aish Hatorah
Chanukah songs in English and Hebrew – selection
http://www.aish.com/holidays/Chanukah/songfest.asp

Chabad
Blessings, Haneirot Halalu, Maoz Tzur, related songs  http://www.chabad.org/multimedia/media.asp?AID=218974

Hebrew Songs
Hebrew, English and Yiddish Chanukah songs: transliterations and translations onsite; links by title to online songbooks, sheet music, sales.
http://www.hebrewsongs.com/chanukah.htm

The J-Site
Chanukah Songs in vocalized Hebrew; songbasket facility for export  http://www.j.co.il/songs/songs.asp?id=010

Machon Chagim, Beit Hashita
Dozens of Chanukah songs, Hebrew only http://www.chagim.org.il/chsongs.html

Spike & Jamie
Selection of transliterated songs in large font – English, Yiddish
http://chanukah.spike-jamie.com/songs.html

Zemerl
Chanukah songs, blessings in transliterated Hebrew, Yiddish, English; audio files
http://www.zemerl.com/cgi-bin/display.pl?subcategory=Hannukkah

Chanukah Plays
Online

Etni
Hannah and her Seven Sons, a short puppet play http://www.etni.org.il/holidays/happening.html#play 

E-chinuch (one play in each web list below):
- Chanukah play for elementary school by Tamara and Amihai Bennett
http://www.clponline.org/features/results.php3?Topic1=Chanukah
- A play for boys
http://www.clponline.org/features/results.php3?search=&val=&total=122&start=10&Topic1=Chanukah
- Characterization and narration play (mixed)
http://www.clponline.org/features/results.php3?search=&val=&total=122&start=20&Topic1=Chanukah
- Play for 13 students, K5-K8
http://www.clponline.org/features/results.php3?search=&val=&total=122&start=40&Topic1=Chanukah
- Dramatic reading
http://www.clponline.org/features/results.php3?search=&val=&total=122&start=50&Topic1=Chanukah
- Hebrew play
http://www.clponline.org/features/results.php3?search=&val=&total=122&start=70&Topic1=Chanukah
- Historical play
http://www.clponline.org/features/results.php3?search=&val=&total=122&start=80&Topic1=Chanukah

Offline
From Libraries:
Dramatics the Year Round. Selected and Edited by Samuel J. Citron.
United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education, New York, 1956-5717

Online Chanukah Quizzes

The Education Department, The Jewish Agency for Israel
12 interactive questions - Quick Quiz on Chanukah

Akhlah
Multiple choice questions
http://www.akhlah.com/holidays/hanukkah/hanukkah_quiz.php

Babaganewz
Chanukah Jewpardy online http://babaganewz.com/games/jewpardy/holidays/

Chabad
Interactive Chanukah Quiz
http://www.chabad.org/holidays/chanukah/article.asp?AID=114180
Additional Fun & Trivia http://www.chabad.org/holidays/chanukah/article.asp?AID=103840
Requires password from Chabad Lubavitch for access - lots of quizzes
http://www.shluchimexchange.com/chanukah.htm

Fun Trivia
Sample questions only - submissions welcome!
http://www.funtrivia.com/quizzes/religion/festivals_and_holidays/chanukah.html

Kids Domain
Several games and quizzes, interactive, with graphics http://www.kidsdomain.com/games/chan.html

The J-site
Humourous quiz questions by Rubin - text only
http://www.jr.co.il/humor/chanuk15.txt

Macam
Short background, with collection of word searches, English songs, text/story and code games for Israeli grade 6, suitable for grade 5 native English speakers. http://web.macam.ac.il/~bev/Book/2%20hanukkah.htm
Chanukah quiz (not interactive)
http://ick.macam.ac.il/ic/en/en_dept_site/special_events/chanukah/oshrit/chanukah%20quiz.doc

Orthodox Union
3 levels of interactive Chanukah quizzes (middle school to adult)
http://www.ou.org/chagim/chanukah/quizzes/enter.htm

Quizland
Interactive quiz, with/without music. NB: some advertisements not for children
http://www.quizland.com/f2quiz.mv?f142+NOMUSIC

Temple Emunah - Stephanie Bernstein, [gimelonline.com]
Grade 3 quiz, interactive http://sbernstein.lunarpages.com/gimel/chanukah_quiz/chanukah_quiz4D.htm 
 
Temple Emanuel MD
Chanukah quiz (no answers, not interactive)
http://www.templeemanuelmd.org/RS/UngarQuiz.html

Zipori Project
Easy visual and interactive quiz for younger children
http://www.mehalev.org.il/zipori/english/hnuka/strt.htm


More Chanukah Fun

Aish Hatorah
Chanukah for the Family
http://www.aish.com/holidays/Chanukah/For_The_Family.asp

Babaganewz
Chanukah puzzles, teasers, crafts for home and school http://babaganewz.com/holidays/index.cfm?cat=23&sub=hanhome

Torah Tots
www.torahtots.com/holidays/chanuka/chanuk.htm

Educational Websites with Games for Chanukah

Billy Bear 4 Kids: Chanukah games and crafts for the young and early reading ages  www.billybear4kids.com/holidays/hanukkah/hanukkah.htm
Blackdog: More games
http://blackdog.net/holiday/chanukah/index.html
Educational Fun: Party and family games, colouring pages
http://hanukkah-fun.com 
Holidays Net: Music and activities
http://www.holidays.net/chanukah/
Links

Teachnology
Links to Chanukah work pages, web quests (NB: not all working, or suitable), games, crafts, recipes http://teachers.teach-nology.com/themes/holidays/hanuk/

Kaye College of Education
Links Collection, Hebrew http://kaye7.school.org.il/chanuka_activities.htm

Fun & Trivia for Other Chagim / Jewish Festivals

Fun Trivia
Judaism [levels are marked in the index]
http://www.funtrivia.com/quizlistgold.cfm?cat=325
Tanach
http://www.funtrivia.com/quizlistgold.cfm?cat=1892

JTSA/Melton
Kids Corner http://learn.jtsa.edu/topics/kids/index.shtml

OU
Test your Jewish IQ - 3 levels of interactive quizzes for each Festival topic
(11 quizzes on chagim, shabbat)
http://www.ou.org/jewishiq/default.htm

Torah Tots
For all the Jewish Festivals - for kids
http://www.torahtots.com/fungames.htm


 

 

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