During the holidays, many families gather together to light candles on their menorahs to celebrate Hanukkah. They may observe the holiday by eating latkes (potato pancakes), spin the Dreidel and win gelt (chocolate disguised as coins), and sing songs like “Hanukkah O Hanukkah.” It’s a holy tradition that brings people from all over the world together.
Did you know that many celebrities also do these fun traditions as well?
There are Hollywood stars that identify as Jewish and also celebrate the fun holiday of Hanukkah. They join together with family to observe the Festival of Lights, and many share it with their fans through social media or other outlets. Many of these stars were raised in traditionally Jewish households, or even were born in Israel. It’s no surprise that they are proud of their heritage and faith.
Here are some of the well-known celebrities that celebrate Hanukkah and aren’t afraid to be Jewish.