The history of Hanukkah squeezes us between two competing narratives: one of idealization
This is not your traditional applesauce. For one, it calls for pears. And second, this fruit concoction is cooked in a good amount of honey. It takes just a few minutes to prepare. Serve it warm or cold, latkes or as a stand-alone side dish.
“We kindle these lights to commemorate the miracles and the wonders”
הנרות הללו אנו מדליקין על הניסים והנפלאות
For parents of different faiths, December often brings holiday challenges. For divorced parents with joint custody, these challenges can be amplified.