Hanukkah Humour: 87 Jokes To Make Your Holiday Shine

Welcome to our Hanukkah humour extravaganza! As the Festival of Lights approaches, it’s time to celebrate this joyous holiday with laughter and togetherness. We’ve curated a collection of 87 hilarious and groan-worthy Hanukkah jokes that are perfect for sharing with family and friends. These jokes encompass everything from menorahs and latkes to dreidels and more, bringing a lighthearted touch to the festivities.

In this blog post, you’ll discover jokes perfect for all ages and humour preferences, neatly organized into nine categories to make it easy to find the perfect punchline. Whether you’re looking for a quick chuckle or a laugh-out-loud moment, these jokes are guaranteed to lighten up your Hanukkah celebrations and bring smiles to the faces of your loved ones.

So, gather around, spin that dreidel, and get ready to laugh as we embark on a journey through the lighter side of Hanukkah. Enjoy these delightful jokes, and feel free to share them with others to spread joy and laughter during this special time of the year. Happy Hanukkah!

Menorah Jokes

  1. Why did the menorah go to school? To get a little lighter.
  2. What do you call a menorah that doesn’t work? A men-oh-no-ra.
  3. How does a menorah light up a room? With its eight bright ideas.
  4. What do you call a menorah during a workout? A men-o-sweat-ra.
  5. Why did the menorah go on a diet? It wanted to lose a few candles.
  6. What do you call a menorah that doesn’t stop talking? A men-orator.
  7. Why did the menorah join the orchestra? To become a shining star.
  8. Why are menorahs great listeners? They always have an open flame.
  9. What’s a menorah’s favourite dance move? The candlestick twist.
  10. Why did the menorah go to therapy? It had a waxy buildup.

Latkes Jokes

  1. What’s a latke’s favourite music genre? Sizzle and pop.
  2. Why did the potato turn into a latke? It wanted a new hash-tag.
  3. What do you call a latke with an attitude? A sassy spud.
  4. How do latkes stay in shape? They do a-peeling workouts.
  5. What’s a latke’s favourite movie? Fry Hard.
  6. Why did the latke go to the doctor? It was feeling a bit fried.
  7. What do you call a lazy latke? A couch potato.
  8. Why did the latke join a band? To be a key-tater.
  9. What’s a latke’s favourite sport? Hash-ketball.
  10. Why are latkes always the life of the party? They know how to turn up the heat.

Dreidel Jokes

  1. What’s a dreidel’s favourite song? “Spinning Around” by Kylie Minogue.
  2. Why did the dreidel go to school? To learn how to spin a good yarn.
  3. What do you call a dreidel that won’t spin? A dud-el.
  4. Why did the dreidel go to the doctor? It was feeling a little dizzy.
  5. What do you call a group of dreidels? A whirlwind of fun.
  6. What’s a dreidel’s favourite dance? The spin-dango.
  7. What do you call a dreidel that’s always lost? A misdirected top.
  8. Why do dreidels make great detectives? They always get to the bottom of things.
  9. What’s a dreidel’s favourite vacation spot? The spin-ibbean.
  10. Why did the dreidel become a motivational speaker? To help people find their spin.

Hanukkah Foods Jokes

  1. What’s a jelly donut’s favourite game? Suf-dough-ganiyot.
  2. Why did the brisket go to the gym? To beef up.
  3. What do you call a jelly donut with an attitude? A jam session.
  4. How does challah bread stay in shape? By doing dough-yoga.
  5. What’s a matzo ball’s favourite sport? Soak-her.
  6. What do you call a jelly donut that can’t stop talking? A jelly jabber.
  7. Why did the kugel get a makeover? It wanted to noodle up.
  8. What’s a matzo ball’s favourite dance? The float.
  9. Why did the challah bread join a band? It wanted to be a dough-star.
  10. What do you call a jelly donut in a race? A sufgani-sprint.

Maccabees Jokes

  1. Why did the Maccabees go to the gym? To strengthen their Maccabee-ceps.
  2. What’s a Maccabee’s favourite band? The Bee-tles.
  3. What do you call a Maccabee who loves to garden? A green-thumbabee.
  4. Why did the Maccabee go to the doctor? It had a case of the Maccabee-stung.
  5. What’s a Maccabee’s favourite movie? “Bee Movie.”
  6. What do you call a Maccabee that can’t swim? A sink-a-bee.
  7. Why did the Maccabee become a motivational speaker? To help others bee-lieve.
  8. What’s a Maccabee’s favourite dance? The Maccabee-bop.
  9. How do Maccabees stay in shape? They do bee-robics.
  10. What do you call a Maccabee that loves to cook? A chef-a-bee.

Hanukkah Gifts Jokes

  1. What do you call a Hanukkah gift that keeps giving? A repeat-gift.
  2. Why did the Hanukkah gift go to the doctor? It had a case of the present flu.
  3. What’s a Hanukkah gift’s favourite song? “Wrapped Up” by Olly Murs.
  4. Why did the Hanukkah gift join a band? To be a rock present-ation.
  5. What’s a Hanukkah gift’s favourite movie? “Gifted.”
  6. What do you call a Hanukkah gift with an attitude? A sass-tastic surprise.
  7. How do Hanukkah gifts stay in shape? They do present-senting exercises.
  8. What’s a Hanukkah gift’s favourite sport? Box-ing.
  9. Why did the Hanukkah gift become a motivational speaker? To help others unwrap their potential.
  10. What do you call a Hanukkah gift that loves to cook? A chef’s surprise.

Festival of Lights Jokes

  1. Why did the Festival of Lights go to therapy? It had too many bright ideas.
  2. What’s the Festival of Lights’ favourite song? “Shine” by Take That.
  3. Why did the Festival of Lights go to the doctor? It had a case of the glows.
  4. What do you call a Festival of Lights that won’t stop talking? A chatter-light.
  5. How do the Festival of Lights stay in shape? They do light-lifting exercises.
  6. What’s a Festival of Lights’ favorite dance? The lamp-ada.
  7. Why did the Festival of Lights join a band? To become a shining star.
  8. What’s the Festival of Lights’ favourite movie? “Luminescent Life.”
  9. What do you call a Festival of Lights with an attitude? A glow-getter.
  10. Why did the Festival of Lights become a motivational speaker? To help others find their inner glow.

Hanukkah Family Jokes

  1. Why did the Hanukkah family go to therapy? They had a lot of holiday baggage.
  2. What’s a Hanukkah family’s favourite game? “Menorah-opoly.”
  3. Why did the Hanukkah family go to the doctor? They had a case of the togetherness blues.
  4. What do you call a Hanukkah family that won’t stop talking? A family gab-athon.
  5. How do Hanukkah families stay in shape? They do family fitness challenges.
  6. What’s a Hanukkah family’s favorite dance? The family jig.
  7. Why did the Hanukkah family join a band? To become a family ensemble.

Hanukkah Miracle Jokes

  1. Why did the Hanukkah miracle go to therapy? It had too many unbelievable thoughts.
  2. What’s a Hanukkah miracle’s favourite song? “Miracle” by Whitney Houston.
  3. Why did the Hanukkah miracle go to the doctor? It had a case of the miracle flu.
  4. What do you call a Hanukkah miracle that won’t stop talking? A wonder-mouth.
  5. How do Hanukkah miracles stay in shape? They do miracle miles.
  6. What’s a Hanukkah miracle’s favourite dance? The miracle jig.
  7. Why did the Hanukkah miracle join a band? To become a wonder-ful performer.
  8. What’s a Hanukkah miracle’s favourite movie? “The Miracle Worker.”
  9. What do you call a Hanukkah miracle with an attitude? A miracle maker.
  10. Why did the Hanukkah miracle become a motivational speaker? To help others believe in themselves.
Rusty Burlington

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  • Rusty Griswold

    Since 2015, I have been building my light display to celebrate the holiday season and experimenting with various recipes to bring people together around the table. I have learned many do's and don'ts in both areas along the way, and share them with everyone via the rustygriswold.ca website.

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