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Judaism & Hanukkah in German - Free Printable Flashcards!

Judaism & Hanukkah in German Free Printable Flashcards

The holidays are in full swing all over the world and this year I've chosen to feature the holiday of Hanukkah. This year Hanukkah takes place from December 6 (today!) to December 14.

As a little gift to you for Hanukkah this year, here are some printable flashcards on Judaism and Hannukah auf Deutsch!

What's fascinating about many vocabulary words for Judaism and Hanukkah in German is how strikingly similar they are to the English words. "Kosher" is simply spelled "Koscher," for example, and simply reflects the German spelling ("sch") as opposed to the English ("sh").

First you have here the flashcards for general terms on "Das Judentum in Deutschland." This PDF covers general terms like "der Jude," for a male Jew and "Synagoge" for the Synagogue.

(Psst! These two PDFs have the old branding on them. I'll update them asap. They'll be much prettier.)

Click here to download Das_Judentum_in_Deutschland.pdf

Learn more about Judaism in Germany with this list of resources from the American Association of Teachers of German.

And since it's Hanukkah right now, it's the perfect opportunity for you to learn about Chanukka - auf Deutsch! Here is a pdf of Hanukkah terms that covers everything from the Dreidl to powdered donuts!

Click here to download Chanukka_auf_Deutsch.pdf

More on Chanukka - auf Deutsch!

When you've learned the vocabulary words, try reading this short article on Chanukka 2015.

Want to try your hand at baking Sufganijot? Try this German recipe here.

Or how about some delicious Kartoffelpuffer? Here's a recipe for you!

And follow this board I've started in Pinterest, just for Hanukkah!

There's a wealth of information available to you from the Zentralrat der Juden in Deutschland, click here to visit their site and learn more about Chanukka!


A huge round of thanks goes to my friend and colleague Amnon Seelig, who reviewed this material and was a valuable resource on Judaism in Germany! Also herzlichen Dank für Deine Hilfe, Amnon!

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