Hanukkah

9 things you didn’t know about Hanukkah

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(MyJewishLearning via JTA) – Hanukkah, which starts at sundown on Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve – is among the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays in the United States. But that …
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Hanukkah

8 ways to celebrate Hanukkah that aren’t about the presents

(Kveller via JTA) – We love Hanukkah. The message that the rabbis in the Talmud give about the holiday is that we light candles each night in order to increase the holiness in the …
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Food

Here’s a Hanukkah menu with a healthy flair – and latkes

JTA – Hanukkah is a celebration, a joyful holiday with delicious food and family memories. I remember lighting our menorah as a little girl with my bubbe. Now, raising my daughter, I hope to …

Dairy dishes, old and new