This program offers a fresh look and a new understanding of this popular but somewhat misunderstood holiday. Traces the roots, considers the traditions past, and looks at the evolution of Hanukkah in today’s world.
In the dynamic new animated special Chanukah Stories, celebrity storytellers share two popular Chanukah tales - one which takes place on the first night of the eight-day Festival of Lights, the other on the last. The Tie Man's Miracle, narrated by actor Jami Gertz (Still Standing), celebrates the true meaning and enduring spirit of the holiday.
A perennial NPR favorite, now well into its second decade. Acclaimed authors explore Hanukkah traditions in original stories written expressly for Hanukkah Lights. Hosted by Murray Horwitz and Susan Stamberg.
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More than 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci designed a completely new musical instrument. But the harpsichord-viola was just a figment of the his imagination until now. NPR featured this instrument on a recent segment of All Things Considered. You can learn more about it and hear Leonardo's musical invention here.