Send Happy Hanukkah Wishes with the Perfect Card from American Greetings

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hanukkah 2015 begins on Sunday, December 6 and continues through sundown on Monday, December 14, and it's the perfect time of year to send bright and beautiful blessings to loved ones. The observance of Hanukkah takes place in millions of homes worldwide and commemorates two miracles – a great victory for the Jewish people and a short supply of oil in the Temple that lasted an astounding eight days and nights. Let your love shine during this joyful season with a Hanukkah card from American Greetings that conveys the happiness, laughter and love you wish for family and friends.

This year's Hanukkah collection is filled with heartfelt sentiments highlighting freedom, courage, hope and family. From traditional artwork depicting important symbols of the faith, such as dreidels and menorahs, to contemporary or humorous designs, each card tells the story of the holiday and is sure to bring joy and smiles to whomever they are sent. There are even cards that combine Hanukkah and Christmas themes for those who observe both holidays!

For custom Hanukkah cards, American Greetings offers a range of digital card-sending options. Creating personalized cards with a surprising sense of humor is a breeze with justWink, the fresh and bold greeting card brand that lets you connect anytime, anyplace with the website and free mobile app for sending digital cards via text, email, Facebook and Twitter. Don't worry if you forgot to buy the perfect Hanukkah gift – the justWink app also lets you add a mobile gift card from a huge selection of popular retailers! In addition to the variety of Hanukkah ecards available at, consumers can customize fun singing ecards with the recipient's name. Surprise loved ones with a card designed by their favorite little ones using Creatacard, the first-of-its-kind tablet app that brings your child's imagination to life as a professionally printed greeting card that we will ship anywhere in the world!

As gift-giving throughout the eight-day holiday is a beloved tradition, American Greetings offers festive and sophisticated holiday looks in a wide assortment of gift packaging solutions. Wrapping and exchanging gorgeous gifts is simple with this collection of gift bags, wrapping paper, gift card/money holders and tissue paper decorated in classic Hanukkah icons, colors and lettering.

Consumers can find these Hanukkah cards, in addition to a great selection of inspiring cards from American Greetings, at participating drug chains, grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide, as well as in American Greetings and Carlton Cards retail stores. Those who enjoy sending ecards can share American Greetings cards online from For more information on American Greetings, visit You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram.

About American Greetings Corporation

As a leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings Corporation is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, the Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards. American Greetings also has one of the largest collections of greetings on the Web, including greeting cards available at and ecards available at In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Entertainment group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $2 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit

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