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Hanukkah

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  • Honoring Pilgrims and Maccabees

    Honoring Pilgrims and Maccabees
    On Sunday, the fifth night of Hanukkah, U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) joined a local rabbi in lighting a nearly 7-foot Jerusalem stone menorah at Fashion Island. With Thanksgiving and the Festival of Lights falling on the same long weekend,...
  • Use flowers, plants and real greenery to liven up the holidays

    This year, instead of putting out another tired pot of poinsettias and fake ferns, why not go with something living instead? In fact, winter is a time when many flowers are at their peak, making them a terrific option for holiday decorating. Better...
  • Holiday TV episodes 2013

     
    Many TV shows this year are carrying on in the long tradition of having special episodes dedicated to the holiday season. Here is a rundown of when to watch first-run and repeat holiday TV episodes of your favorite series this year. All times are Eastern;...
  • Hampton Roads authors tackle faith and spirituality

    Hampton Roads authors tackle faith and spirituality
    For many, the first week of December signals the first full week of heavy-duty holiday shopping. For others, it signals the beginning of Advent. This year, those of the Jewish faith are celebrating Hanukkah as well. So this week we’re taking a...
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Dozens more concerts and 'Carols' for your Chicago December

    Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...
  • Finding 'Made in Maryland' gifts for the holidays

    Finding 'Made in Maryland' gifts for the holidays
    Why stop at "Made in the USA" when you could have "Made in Maryland"? A group that advocates for local manufacturers is hoping that folks shopping for Christmas, Hanukkah or other upcoming holidays will opt for gifts with that distinction. The Regional...
  • Log on to an October challenge to eschew processed foods

    Log on to an October challenge to eschew processed foods
    America, you might not know it, but you are facing a big decision. And we're not talking politics. You need to decide whether you are going to wake up on Jan. 1 hung over and depressed over the weight you gained as Halloween candy corn turned into too...
  • Tidings of comfort and latkes

    Tidings of comfort and latkes
    What am I cooking for Christmas dinner? Well a goose, of course, a fine, fat one, cooked in the Barbara Kafka way that involves high heat and an hour of resting in the cooling oven; and my mom's sweet-and-sour red cabbage; and blanched Brussels sprouts...
  • 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....
  • 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 ( ounce or 2 teaspoons) 1/3 cup lukewarm water (about 110 degrees) 2 tablespoons sugar,...
  • Essay: A rookie Thanksgiving Day cook takes over the kitchen

    Essay: A rookie Thanksgiving Day cook takes over the kitchen
    It is Thanksgiving morning. As you read this, the bird, a fine 16-pounder, is coming to room temperature on the counter. The green beans have been topped and tailed, and my fingertips smart from peeling smoking-hot chestnuts for the stuffing. I've...