Thursday, August 25, 2016 Av 21, 5776

Celebrate Chanukah with Scottish-inspired cakes and cookies
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
For my mother, Chanu­kah went way beyond latkes. It was her cakes and cookies — rich, buttery, studded with nuts — that upheld her reputation as a generous hostess and superb baker.
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By:
Dasee Berkowitz, JTA
JTA's Dasee Berkowitz reflects on the models of courage found in the Chanukah story and suggests a way to honor this theme as you light the candles each night.
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Here are a few of our favorite event picks for Chanukah, broken down by day.
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Vayeshev, Genesis 37:1-40:23
By:
Rabbi Mark Robbins
Twenty-five years after freedom, our local Russian-speaking Jewish community remains strikingly separate — culturally, educationally, religiously and geographically. It’s time for Philadelphians to take the next step in bringing brothers together.
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It makes for the best Cha­nukah foods ever
By:
Eileen Goltz | JE Feature
This is one of those columns where calories don’t count and your commitment to eating healthier just has to take a vacation. It’s Chanukah. Let the frying begin.
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Religious Events

Thu. Aug 25
Jewish Relief Agency
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Fri. Aug 26
Congregation Kol Emet
4:00 PM
Fri. Aug 26
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
6:00 PM