Hanukkah in Your Pocket

Light My Fire, the Jewish Museum’s Hanukkah app, lets you celebrate the Festival of Lights wherever you are! The app’s been pretty busy during the off-season and now boasts improved performance and exciting updates for the 2014 holiday. More details after the jump, including links to download on your iOS or Android device!

A Hanukkah Lamp Chosen for This Year’s Festival of Lights

The profusion of flowers on this Hanukkah lamp takes inspiration from both biblical and Eastern European sources. On the arms are blossoms and buds referring to those on the first menorah built for the Tabernacle in the wilderness, as described in Exodus 25: “And thou shalt make a candlestick of pure gold. . . . [...]

This Weekend at the Jewish Museum

With free admission on Saturday, our annual Hanukkah Family Day on Sunday, and many exciting exhibitions now on view, this is a great weekend to plan a visit to 5th Ave at 92nd St. Learn more about what’s coming up this weekend for art lovers of all ages after the jump.