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Eight Nights, Redefined
For some children, finding out that the tooth fairy isn't real is the final straw.
8 Blogs of Hanukkah: Why did Antiochus' army ruin all the oil in the Jerusalem Temple?
8 Blogs for 8 Nights of Hanukkah Blog #1: Oil and the Secret of the Jew
Celebrating Hanukkah in a Time of Pandemic
No matter what we face in the world right now, we still can thank God for what we have – including the blessing of each new day and the hope for a brighter tomorrow.
Make Your Own Gourmet Latke Board this Hanukkah
These crispy treats make the perfect base for a holiday spread. In creating your board, think about what foods and flavors you typically like to pair with your latkes… and start creating!
Daveed Diggs Has Dropped the Best (and Cutest) Hanukkah Song of 2020
This adorable new Hanukkah jam, replete with rapping kids, a bit of klezmer music, and gift-wrapped puppies at the end is exactly what we needed to bring much-needed light and levity to a difficult year.
Each Candle Counts: A Hanukkah Blessing
The candles on the menorah stand tall. Each one calls us to light the flames which reflect our deepest hopes and prayers:
Hanukkah Challah: How Baking Together Teaches Jewish Values and Life Skills
Challah has been a staple of our Friday night dinner table for years, and even more so during the pandemic. The rhythm of kneading dough every Friday helps us remember – Shabbat is coming, Shabbat is coming, Shabbat is coming. Throughout the last eight months, my children and I have played with...
A Hallmark Hanukkah: Why I Still Like Cheesy Christmas Movies So Much
My husband and I will still maintain many of our traditions this Hanukkah. Eating latkes with applesauce. Lighting candles each night. “Betting” on which candle lasts the longest. Watching Hallmark Christmas movies... wait, what?!
We Let Our Kids Plan Hanukkah This Year
This Hanukkah, it hit me: We can do anything. The beauty of this holiday — and especially of experiencing it amidst a global pandemic —is that we have the opportunity to make it our own.