What Is The Hanukkah Version Of Elf On The Shelf?

Meet Mensch On A Bench, Jewish Counterpart To Elf On The Shelf The popular holiday toy Elf on the Shelf now has a Jewish counterpart. It's called Mensch on a Bench. via

What does the mensch on the bench do?

The Mensch on a Bench is a new Hanukkah tradition designed to bring families together. While teaching the importance of the holiday, Moshe the Mensch and his family are on a mission to inspire others to be honorable Mensches and to bring fun and laughter to your family during the holiday season. via

How do kids do Hanukkah?

  • Play the dreidel spinning game.
  • Make latkes and Hanukkah cookies together.
  • Create your own colorful menorah with this Hanukkah craft activity.
  • Have a Hanukkah song and dance party in your pajamas!
  • Do something kind for a neighbor.
  • Share 8 things you love about each other.
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    How do I teach my toddler about Hanukkah?

  • Make a sensory menorah for toddlers, says author Aviva Brown.
  • Make recycled dreidel paper dolls.
  • Practice writing Hebrew letters.
  • Use play dough to craft the four letters that appear on a dreidel.
  • Play a color-matching game using different menorah candles.
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    Is there a Santa for Hanukkah?

    Some Americans might be quick to say that Hanukkah Harry is the patron figure of Hanukkah, comparable to Santa Claus's role for Christmas. Both Santa and Harry want to ensure all the good “gentile” girls and boys still receive their presents. via

    Which shark invested in Mensch on a bench?

    Shark Tank hosts Lori Greiner and Robert Herjavec acquired 15 percent of Mensch on a Bench last year. Founded by Hoffman in 2013, Mensch on a Bench generated $930,000 in annual revenue last year and $250,000 in profit. via

    What episode of Shark Tank is Mensch on a bench?

    Former toy marketing executive turned entrepreneur, Neal Hoffman, pitches the Jewish answer to the Elf on a Shelf – Mensch on a Bench – in episode 614, the season six Shark Tank Holiday special. via

    How big is Mensch on a bench?

    Mensch on a Bench – the original 12″ plush doll, plus book – $29.99. Talking Mensch – a 12″ doll with a speakerbox that helps you master Yiddish – $19.99. via

    How much is the mensch on a bench?

    Talking Mensch on a Bench (SRP $19.99) available at Bed Bath and Beyond, Michael's, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon. via

    What are 3 interesting facts about Hanukkah?

    8 Interesting Things You May Not Know About Hanukkah

  • Hanukkah Isn't A Major Jewish Holiday.
  • A Menorah Is Actually A “Hanukiah”
  • 17.5 Million Donuts Are Eaten In Israel During Hannukah.
  • The Dreidel Was Used As A Cover-Up For Studying The Torah.
  • Gifts Are Only Given Because It's Close To Christmas.
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    What do families do on Hanukkah?

    Many modern Jewish families celebrate by lighting the hanukkiah. One candle per night of Hanukkah is lit, like Hebrew is read, from right to left. People might also play dreidel games and eat certain foods like sufganiyot (similar to jelly donuts) and latkes (fried potato pancakes). via

    How do Beginners celebrate Hanukkah? (video)

    What does the first night of Hanukkah represent?

    The first day of Hanukkah marks the start of Hanukkah, also known as Chanukah or Festival of Lights. Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish observance that remembers the Jewish people's struggle for religious freedom. On the first day of Hanukkah, only the shammash and the first candle are lit. via

    What is a menorah Preschool?

    The holder that holds the candles is called the Menorah. There are 9 lights on it, with the middle one called the shammash. Each night, the shammash is lit and used to light the other candles. via

    How do you introduce kids to Hanukkah?


    Introduce your little ones to Hanukkah with stories like Where is Baby's Dreidel and Hanukkah Lights. You can also: Make a handprint menorah. Sing "Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah" together. via