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Hanukkah

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  • Home for the holidays

     Home for the holidays
    While some reporters shy away from holiday stories, I cheerfully dive right into those toy drives, festivals, Santa appearances, seasonal parades and concerts. But this year, I have written only two and am retiring before the real quest for all things...
  • Isle has special Hannukah dining

    Hanukkah begins at sundown Saturday, and the Isle Casino and Racing is offering distinctive holiday dishes in Myron’s Delicatessen and the Farmer's Pick Buffet. Myron's offerings run from noon until 9 p.m. and Farmer’s Pick Buffet's are...
  • Columbia Digest

    'The Nutcracker on Ice' The Columbia Figure Skating Club, featuring more than 80 performers, presents this holiday event at 5:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Columbia Ice Rink, 5876 Thunder Hill Road. Tickets are $12; free for ages 2...
  • Recipe: Hanukkah kubanah with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread)

    Recipe: Hanukkah <i>kubanah</i> with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread)
    Hanukkah kubanah with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread) Total time: 5 hours, plus about 2 hours rising time Servings: 8 1 envelope active dry yeast (¼ ounce or 2¼ teaspoons) 1/3 cup lukewarm water (about 110 degrees) 2 tablespoons sugar,...
  • Dealing with death during holidays a part of life

    Holiday lights, carols and traditional foods are just the things to create a festive mood this month. But for the adult child who recently lost a parent, a longtime member of a couple whose spouse has died, or the family facing an empty chair at their...
  • On the Town: Seasonal soirees serve up tradition

    On the Town: Seasonal soirees serve up tradition
    Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or “Festivus” (Google it non-”Seinfeld” fans), this time of year is rife with holiday traditions. Two of Burbank’s long-standing yuletide events added to their history as...
  • Community news: Lions Club provides vision screenings, musician Isabella Ramos to perform, TubaChristmas concert

    Community news: Lions Club provides vision screenings, musician Isabella Ramos to perform, TubaChristmas concert
    The Northwest Glendale Lions Club provided vision screenings during the third annual Glendale Health Festival sponsored by the Armenian American Medical Society of Southern California at the Pacific Community Center in November. The Lions have provided...
  • Recipe: Lentil and barley stew

    Recipe: Lentil and barley stew
    This year I'm taking inspiration for my holiday meal from the Maccabees and combining it with a lesser-known Hanukkah custom of eating dairy foods. Although the Maccabees never left any recipes, as a part-time culinary sleuth, I'm sure that their...
  • Trend Watch: SHŌNA jewelry trunk show comes to Neiman Marcus

    Trend Watch: SH&#332;NA jewelry trunk show comes to Neiman Marcus
    Shona C. Gilbert, an artistic couture jewelry designer, is bringing her designs via a trunk show to Neiman Marcus at Fashion Island on Dec. 14-15. Her handmade line, SHONA, features glass-beaded bracelets, tourmaline gemstones and vintage stones,...
  • Boca meets Bourbon Street

    Boca meets Bourbon Street
    Every winter, when the air turns cool and Christmas lights twinkle, a group of Boca Raton neighbors eagerly await Joanie Besser's arrival. That's when the teacher's aid shows up with a 5-gallon jug of peanut oil, a 10-pound bag of Russet potatoes, and...
  • Oil illuminates Hanukkah dishes

    Oil illuminates Hanukkah dishes
    As a child in Hebrew school, I was taught the story of the Hanukkah miracle: When the Jews in the land of Israel defeated the foreigners, the priests seeking to rekindle the temple's eternal light found enough ritually pure oil for only one day....