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Hanukkah

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  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 27, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where travelers wait in line to check in at the Los Angeles International Airport. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to AAA. Also, President...
  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2013

     
    Each week Framework brings you the very best in visual journalism from around the world; this week is no exception. Southern California: Black Friday shoppers storm shopping malls and stores on a rainy day in the Southland in the annual post-...
  • Auto Erotica: Santa Cars is coming to town

    Auto Erotica: Santa Cars is coming to town
    Occupy them all you want, but the Wall Street types and their multitude of minions deserve credit for this: They've made us the world's best-trained and most-eager consumers on the planet, so much so that we've taken every lovely year-end holiday —...
  • Chan Lowe: The most wonderful time of the year

    Chan Lowe: The most wonderful time of the year
    It’s the most wonderful time of the year, particularly here in South Florida. It’s when zealots use their religion as a bludgeon to assert their primacy over others, and when the voluntarily offended derive a sense of dignity from taking...
  • Justin McLeod's Blog

    Justin McLeod's Blog
    August 15 Goodbye They say all good things must come to an end.  With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business.  I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools.  There are several reasons why I'm switching...
  • Saturday's Calendar

    SATURDAY Christmas Eve Services The Congregational Corona del Mar Community Church, 611 Heliotrope Ave., Corona del Mar, holds a Children's Christmas Eve Service at 4 p.m., as well as a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. For more information,...
  • The God Squad: A note from God

    Question: I recently emailed my 8-year-old grandson, Zac, to ask for his Christmas list. He replied with the usual things: a Nerf gun, a pack of Pokemon cards, a remote-controlled helicopter, and last on the list, a note from God. That last request is...
  • Community Commentary: Candles link Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa

    Candles have been used for more than 5,000 years. Although the ancient Egyptians may have been among the first to use them as torches, the Romans are credited with developing the wicked candle. In the ancient world, candles were the major source of...
  • Chabad of Burbank celebrates Hanukkah

    Chabad of Burbank celebrates Hanukkah
    Chabad of Burbank Rabbi Shmuly Kornfeld, with the shamash and three candles lit, talks to people who attended the Menorah Lighting Ceremony on the AMC Walkway in Burbank on Thursday, December 22, 2011. This is the first time Chabad of Burbank has done...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    Sunday's Calendar
    SUNDAY Hanukkah Bash The Chabad Jewish Center in Newport Beach hosts a Hanukkah Community Party. The event starts at 2 p.m. and features entertainment for grown-ups and children, doughnuts, latkes and a community game of Dreidel. For more information,...
  • Latke-eating contest illustrates new life at synagogue

    Latke-eating contest illustrates new life at synagogue
    About a dozen kids sat around a long table Sunday afternoon, waiting for the signal. Before each of them was a plate loaded with latkes, the potato pancakes of Hanukkah. Whoever cleaned his or her plate first could claim the title: Champion Latke Eater...