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

0 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...
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...
Esther's Place

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...
Classic Hanukkah sufganiyot filled with strawberry jelly and powdered sugar above (Noam Furer)

Why Do We Eat Jelly Donuts on Chanukah?

Why Do We Eat Jelly Donuts on Chanukah? The answer has everything to do with agriculture, food politics, and — of course — tastebuds Jelly donuts...
Mark Dennis

Baltimore City Hall Menorah Lighting Ceremony Honors Jewish Leaders

More than 50 people gathered in a tightly packed, round Baltimore City Hall Dec. 23 to light the Baltimore City Hall menorah and honor...