8 Ways to Use Tech During Hanukkah

This year, add some modern flair to your holiday with some Hanukkah tech- apps, gadgets and online activities for the whole family.
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Written by Staff Writer • Posted on Dec 06, 2016

The holidays are a time to bring families together and reflect on life’s miracles and blessings. These apps, gadgets and online activities are the perfect way to integrate new technology into your holiday without forgetting classic ideals.

Add Modern Flair to Your Family Traditions

  1. Teach the young ones in your family the meaning of the holiday with fun, interactive apps, such as Chai on Chanukah, free on the Apple store.

  2. Take advantage of holiday sales and do some online shopping. Check out these children’s books, humorous Hanukkah sweaters, or a family favorite, Maccabbee on the Mantel.

  3. Use Pinterest to find the perfect recipe for Latkes, or something totally new. There is an endless amount of delicious dishes on this virtual bulletin board.

  4. If you are traveling during Hanukkah, you can still light a menorah using Light My Fire: A Hanukkah App. It also has daily blessings in both English and Hebrew. It’s free for both Android and Apple devices.

  5. Upgrade everyone’s favorite Hanukkah game with this light-up, musical dreidel.

  6. Cozy up on the couch with your children or grandchildren to stream these online Hanukkah TV specials.

  7. Kids will love this online wordsearch, or these printable coloring pages.

  8. Some apartments or dorms do not allow candles or open flames. Luckily, these electric menorahs offer a beautiful alternative to the traditional menorah.

Don't celebrate Hanukkah? Check out our Christmas tech suggestions!

Bask wishes you and your family happy holidays!