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15 HANUKHA PHOTOS AROUND THE WORLD

In peaceful times, in times of war and distress, in various languages and with different songs – enjoy 15 photos of Hanuka from Beit Hatfutsot photos collections.

 

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Young boy blessing the Hanukkah candles at the DP Camp in Bergen Blesen, Germany, 1948. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Lea Lafer-Avidor

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Child playing with hanukkiaah, Panama, 1983. Photo: Malka Bassan. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Malka Bassan

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Hanukkah at the Ben Baruch family. Lod 1985. Photo: Doron Bacher. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, Doron Bacher collection

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Hanukkah celebration in a Jewish kindergarten in Vienna, Austria 1977. Photo: Leni Sonnenfeld. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, the Sonnenfeld collection

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Lighting Hanukkah candles. USA, 1950s. Photo: Herbert Sonnenfeld. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, the Sonnenfeld collection

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Hanukkah. USA, 1950s. Photo: Herbert Sonnenfeld. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, the Sonnenfeld collection

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Playing with dreidels, USA, Hanukkah, 1950’s. Photo: Herbert Sonnenfeld. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, the Sonnenfeld collection

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David Cohen lighting Hanukkah candles at the Synagogue in Asmara, Eritrea 2004. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Sammy Cohen, Asmara

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Mrs. Mosel Nissim, the Community’s Matriarch, lighting Hanukkah candles at the community’s Hanukkah party, Singapore 1957. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Elias M. Elias, Singapore

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Lighting the third Hannukah candle at the Mittenwald DP camp, Germany, December 1947. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Orbach Family

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US Army Chaplain in the Hanukka celebrations in the “Kunst” Jewish club, Tientsin, China 1946. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center

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Lighting Hanukkah candles at “Habonim” Meeting. South Africa 1933-1934. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Nadia Lurie

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Huge Hanukkah lamp standing at the center of Hashid Geula transit camp, Aden, Hanukkah 1949. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, bequest of Yoseph Zadok

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Hanukkah celebration at the Hebrew kindergarten, Grodno, Belorussia, 1919. Beit Hatfutsot, the Oster Visual Documentation Center, courtesy of Shulamit Margalit

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