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Hanukkah

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  • Bluegrass singer Claire Lynch at top of her game

    Claire Lynch is the International Bluegrass Music Association's reigning female vocalist of the year. She's a respected songwriter, a Grammy nominee and has sung harmonies with Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt. So why doesn't she have her...
  • What to do when an Israeli-Palestinian 'peace' is out of reach

    I sat down to write this piece for the first time a few weeks ago. Three Israeli teenagers now buried in the ground were still smiling and laughing then, and a 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose scorched corpse has since been buried in the ground too was...
  • 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap: A Giudice Christmas

    'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap: A Giudice Christmas
    It’s the holiday season in New Jersey! In this week’s episode we got a glimpse of how the ladies of the Garden State celebrate the Christmas season. Teresa: The episode started off with Teresa and her family setting up and decorating their...
  • Let Dad fire up the grill for a rib feast everyone will love this Father's Day

    Let Dad fire up the grill for a rib feast everyone will love this Father's Day
    It's funny how we seem to know automatically the history and dates of some holidays. Thanksgiving, Presidents Day and the Fourth of July have obvious historical significance. Christmas, Hanukkah, Passover and Easter, are, of course, linked to religious...
  • Chan Lowe: Happy Thanksgivukkah!

    Chan Lowe: Happy Thanksgivukkah!
    They say there won’t be another collision of these holidays for thousands of years, so who am I not to take note, I ask you?   My paper’s website is running a recipe for something called “turbrisket,” which I couldn’t...
  • Test your knowledge with this Christmas Quiz

    Test your knowledge with this Christmas Quiz
    Here's a good topic for your Christmas gathering with family and friends: What is the most annoying Christmas song ever? I'll vote for either the mawkish "Christmas Shoes" or the aggravatingly jaunty "Feliz Navidad." Others might choose "Santa Baby,"...
  • The best holiday albums you probably never heard

    The best holiday albums you probably never heard
    For Christmas Eve, Pop & Hiss offers up a selection of offbeat holiday albums guaranteed to break up the monotony of the same-old, same-old holiday songs and arrangements being piped into malls and over the airwaves of Yuletide-music centered radio...
  • 71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift

    71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift
    PASO ROBLES, Calif. — The host was a good cook, famous for his mashed potatoes. No — not potatoes. Beans. Baked beans. That was it. Brooke Mayo held a finger to her cheek. "Old age is getting to me," she said at last. The images of that...
  • Values in shrink-wrap

    Amid the love and ripped shrink-wrap plastic of Christmas, my 7-month-old great nephew, Joey, sat contentedly gumming the cardboard label on a stuffed pink elephant he'd been given -- his grin piercing the excesses of the season that lay crumpled all...
  • Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas

    Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas
    When Glendale News-Press Editor Dan Evans introduced us new columnists to his staff and each other last August, he expressed a wish for some lively exchanges of perspective between Hoover High School teacher Brian Crosby and me. Today I’ll grant...
  • Preschool son says 'boys rule'

    Preschool son says 'boys rule'
    Since starting preschool, your son taunts his sister with 'boys are better' remarks. Help! Parent advice I'd treat this one with eye-rolling disdain, as though what he said was too dumb to bother with. Useful phrases include, "Where did you get that...