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Hanukkah

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  • 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: SHŌNA 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....
  • Emanuel to light menorah at Daley Plaza during Hanukkah

    Emanuel to light menorah at Daley Plaza during Hanukkah
    After flipping the switch for two annual tree-lighting ceremonies in Daley Plaza, Chicago's first Jewish mayor Rahm Emanuel will light the menorah on the third night of Hanukkah Monday, according to the rabbi in charge of the celebration. “It&...
  • 12/9/2012-Groundhog Day Christmas

    12/9/2012-Groundhog Day Christmas
    There are certain newspaper traditions I love and one of them is drawing editorial cartoons during the Christmas season. There's an abundance of metaphors to use even when the news is bad, and that's almost all the time in Editorial Cartoonland.  ...
  • On Faith: From left to right, the rules of Hanukkah

    Hanukkah, meaning "dedication" in Hebrew, refers to the joyous eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Maccabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and "rededication" of the Temple in...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Hanukkah events around the region

    Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, December 8. Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah. Many temples and community centers are holding events across the region. Daily News The Democratic Party of the San Gabriel Valley has endorsed L.A....
  • Menorah collections bring light to homes

    Menorah collections bring light to homes
    Next Saturday, the Baker family home will be full of light. On the first night of Hanukkah, the Bakers — Liz, Steve, and 7-year-old Matthew — will celebrate by lighting several menorahs in their home and in the Hampden studio where Steve...