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Hanukkah

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  • Taking the Kids: Opting for gathering the gang and serving a holiday feast at a villa

    Taking the Kids: Opting for gathering the gang and serving a holiday feast at a villa
    For once, you're not going to worry about having enough beds over the holidays. Even better, you won't have to wash never-ending loads of towels or piles of dishes. In fact, you can gather the gang in a beautifully decorated home without doing all the...
  • Thanksgivukkah: Brace yourself for the holiday duo

    Thanksgivukkah: Brace yourself for the holiday duo
    If you have Thanksgivukkah fever: Hanukkah and Thanksgiving won’t coincide again for another 79,000 years or so. Celebrate the occasion with a Menurkey (a turkey-shaped menorah, $50) from menurkey.com. One-day express shipping is available if you&...
  • Salsify Frittelle highlight rare taste of the season

    Salsify Frittelle highlight rare taste of the season
    Q: Mario, can you recommend a seasonal side dish for the holidays? A: The coincidence of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah calls for an ambidextrous side, if you will. A vegetable recipe that tastes of the season but also embraces the themes of the holidays. The...
  • Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial

    Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial
    Wednesday, April 23, marks the 100th anniversary of the first professional baseball game at what is now Wrigley Field. The Chicago National League Ball Club LLC will, of course, promote this anniversary with a special logo and various historical...
  • Ted Cohen, 1939-2014

     Ted Cohen, 1939-2014
    During his career as a philosophy professor at the University of Chicago, Ted Cohen took an expansive view of his field, which he felt covered relationships as well as how and why everything from art to fiction to even jokes appealed to people. Mr....
  • At her kosher restaurant, Steven Spielberg's mother embodies spirit of Hanukkah

    At her kosher restaurant, Steven Spielberg's mother embodies spirit of Hanukkah
    By Anne Stein for Oneforthetable.com The Hanukkah crown, to be worn by the person most representing the spirit of the holiday this year would have to go to Leah Adler, the proprietor of the Milky Way, famous for being the best upscale kosher restaurant...
  • Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers

    Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers
    Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
  • Light the Menurky, it's Thanksgivukkah

    Light the Menurky, it's Thanksgivukkah
    A week before Thanksgiving, Cary Moritz is planning a menu like none before: pecan pie rugelach, pumpkin frosted doughnuts and latkes with a dollop of blue-tinged mashed potatoes. Thanksgiving favorites with a nod to Hanukkah or Hanukkah staples with...
  • Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'

    Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'
    A Florida pastor's attempt at holiday humor didn't go over well with some in his community. During the weekend, Mike Butzberger of Lighthouse Church in North Palm Beach put up a sign that said "Christmas - Easier to Spell Than Hanukkah." People...
  • Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild

    Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild
    Some folks will get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade and some will do it with Dave Chappelle, who once seemed as likely to do a four-show run at the Fillmore as the real, actual Santa. Chappelle does...
  • The season of excess begins

    The season of excess begins
    Some celebrate Christmas, some Hanukkah and some Kwanzaa, but to me the coming holiday time is potlatch season, and it's starting earlier every year. A potlatch was a festival of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest during which the host...