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Spirit of Chanukah

Baltimore marked the Festival of Lights in ways both new and old.

Chanukah bimuelos: A Turkish twist on doughnuts

Story and photos by Jessica Grann Bimuelos are a tradition in my husband’s family, who emigrated to America from Izmir, Turkey, before World War I....
a zoom video featuring a classroom of a Chanukah-themed objects

Krieger Schechter thanks educators and students in comical, Chanukah-themed video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCMVE83kZqQ&feature=youtu.be Krieger Schechter Day School has released a humorous, Chanukah-themed video inspired by the difficulties of teaching online classes in the age of social distancing. “A...

A 2,000-year history of Chanukah

For some, Chanukah may be one of the most anticipated holidays on the Jewish calendar, as it is a day that revolves around playing...
jar filled with coins

Where you can donate this Chanukah to help out during the pandemic

By Justin Regan The COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive physical, financial and emotional harm to millions of Americans, and many experts assume things will only...
Puppy for Hanukkah scene

Video: ‘Hamilton’ star Daveed Diggs’ has new ‘Puppy for Hanukkah’ song

By Shira Hanau There’s a long history of Jewish artists releasing parody songs for Chanukah, but this year’s most catchy addition to the holiday canon...
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Judaica shops go virtual ahead of Chanukah

By Eric Schucht Shellie Abel of Vienna never dreamed of running a virtual store, and neither did the rest of her sisterhood. But COVID-19 changed...

Gift guide 2020: Something for everyone

The manner in which this gift guide was assembled is the manner in which these gifts are meant to be bought, received, given and...

VIDEO: How to make perfect latkes

By Shannon Sarna | The Nosher via JTA Making crispy potato latkes is a skill every Jewish cook wants to master. It’s not a big...

Four deeper meanings of the lulav and etrog

Like Abraham and Sarah, a bagel and schmear, or apples and pie, the lulav and etrog are a perfect pair. The lulav and etrog...