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Hanukkah

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  • Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools

    Religious Roots, Secular Festivities: Halloween Takes A Hit In Schools
    Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools. The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
  • The holidays loom

    Henry Furhmann at the Los Angeles Times has beaten me to the punch this year with advice against the holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect will shun. But I think I am still catching you in advance of the first ’Tis the...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: At JTConnect, Learning Is Active...Explore What Interests You!

    Busy teens now have an even broader array of options through Jewish Teen Learning Connection (JTConnect) where they can explore their interests through a variety of flexible offerings. JTCentral and JTAwakenings are open to all teens in grades 8-12. Each...
  • 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...
  • Holiday Greetings

    Happy Thanksgiving, and Happy Hanukkah, to all our Florida Jewish Journal readers. This year, Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah fall on the same day, something that won’t happen again for a long time. Hope everyone has a wonderful...
  • What to do when an Israeli-Palestinian 'peace' is out of reach

    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...
  • Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater

    Season Preview: Your guide to Orlando-area theater
    THE ABBEY The Orlando nightspot, at 100 S. Eola Drive, hosts plays, concerts and a fall cabaret series. The cabaret performances are at 8 p.m. and cost $10 each. Details: abbeyorlando.com. Monday Night Cabaret Series REBECCA FISHER: Sept. 8...
  • Hot toys for Christmas and Hanukkah

    Hot toys for Christmas and Hanukkah
    Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved to stake a claim in the competitive toy market back in September by releasing lists of top toys for Christmas and Hanukkah. Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says...
  • Thanksgivukkah 101

    Thanksgivukkah 101
    It's a once-in-a-lifetime event that brings together two holidays, one sacred and one secular; two culinary traditions, both with a signature potato dish; and two guest lists, each with an unimpeachable claim to space at your dining room table. What...