It’s 2015 — if you didn’t post it to social media, it didn’t happen. And Jewish holidays are no exception.
So, on this the festival of lights, Jewish celebrities and public figures from Jenna Jameson to Michael Bloomberg took to their feeds to wish their fans a Happy Hanukkah, and prove that their candles were indeed lit.
Jenna Jameson posed with her Israeli hubby-to-be
Matisyahu said shalom to a little friend
pic.twitter.com/gFnYcoS3OO— Matisyahu (@matisyahu) December 7, 2015
Alex Borstein plays dreidel like it’s a “Game of Thrones”
Happy Chanukah, from the mother of dreidels. DRACARYS!!! #Hannukah#Chanukahpic.twitter.com/WpS0QmDp3f— Alex Borstein (@AlexBorstein) December 7, 2015
Iddo Goldberg has a nicer menorah than you do
Chag Sameach https://t.co/bO5nIiOhzC— Iddo Goldberg (@IddoG) December 7, 2015
Paula Abdul’s message seems suspiciously Christmas-y (Bright and happy — or merry and bright?)
Tonight marks the first night of #Hanukkah, may yours be bright and happy! Chag Sameach! #FestivalofLights XoP pic.twitter.com/NzYhOVHxDj— Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) December 6, 2015
Speaking of Christmas, Sarah Silverman took it there
I’ve never met a Jew that minds one bit if u say Merry Christmas to them. #WarOnChristmas— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) December 7, 2015
Jenny Slate went old school
Michael Bloomberg showed off his holiday hashtag skills
Happy Hanukkah #ChagSameach— Mike Bloomberg (@MikeBloomberg) December 7, 2015
Mayim Bialik shines by example — but why are all the candles lit?
Anne Cohen was the Forward’s deputy digital media editor. When she’s not looking for the secret Jewish history of Voodoo in New Orleans, or making lists about Ruth Bader Ginsburg , she writes for The Assimilator. She graduated from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism with an M.S. magazine concentration in 2012.
Nothing Says Hanukkah Like Jenna Jameson Lighting a Menorah