Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774
By:
Penny Schwartz, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
From Kung Pao kosher comedy to a swinging Mardi Gras version of the dreidel song, two new Chanukah season releases explore the intriguing, delightful and sometimes perplexing ways in which American Jews have responded to Christmas.
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By:
Binyamin Kagedan, JNS.org
The long version of the Chanukah story is not quite as heartwarming or morally clear-cut as what you might remember from Hebrew school. Ancient historical records, especially the little known Book of Maccabees, tell of a bitter and bloody internal conflict that pitted Jew against Jew in a fight for political and religious domination.
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By:
Binyamin Kagedan, JNS.org
Whether your dreidels collect dust in a drawer or get used every Chanukah, here are some fun facts you might not know about the ubiquitous holiday symbol.
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Find out where Jersey-lebrities shop for Chanukah in this mini gift guide.
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There's a healthier way around too much oil
By:
Helen Nash, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
My challenge: to preserve the flavor of the fried potato pancake and at the same time to make it healthier, less messy and more versatile. In other words, a latke doesn’t have to be just for Chanukah.
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