Becky Jaye shares her family recipe for pajeon, a Korean potato pancake often made with scallions and other vegetables.
The family of five sons who led the revolt against the Hellenization of Jerusalem and became the heroes of the Hanukkah story.
The Hebrew word Hanukkah means “dedication” and refers to the joyous eight-day celebration through which Jews commemorate the victory of the Maccabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and “rededication” of the Temple in Jerusalem.
Last year, my pre-school-aged daughter was acutely aware that her friends and their families would be celebrating Christmas and that she wasn’t going to be a part of it.