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Hanukkah

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  • Thanksgiving + Hanukkah = Thanksgivukkah. Celebrate with turbrisket!

    Thanksgiving + Hanukkah = Thanksgivukkah. Celebrate with turbrisket!
    Happy Thanksgivukkah! With the merging of both Thanksgiving and Hanukkah traditions, this has got to be one of the best food holidays of all time. If you're looking for the ultimate way to celebrate -- and I know you are -- you might as well go all out...
  • Tom Bergin's postpones Saturday opening, 'working expediently' for new date

    Tom Bergin's postpones Saturday opening, 'working expediently' for new date
    Tom Bergin's, the famed Irish pub on Fairfax, will delay its planned Saturday reopening under new owner L.A. actor Derek Schreck due to delays from the Department of Health and Safety.  Schreck told the Keep Tom Bergin's Open group on Facebook that...
  • Video: Classic potato latkes, crispy and perfect

    Video: Classic potato latkes, crispy and perfect
    Hanukkah is simply not complete without latkes. And though you can find all kinds of variations on this simple potato pancake -- do I grate by hand or by machine? Add onion? Matzo meal, flour or simply potato starch to bind? -- nothing beats a perfectly...
  • Party favors: ideas for creating a very merry bash

    Party favors: ideas for creating a very merry bash
    It really is the most wonderful time of the year: check your guest list twice, deck your halls and prepare to celebrate straight through to the New Year. Whatever your holiday traditions — Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas — it's the...
  • A bite of Thanksgiving dinner year-round in Orlando

    The Thanksgiving tables have been cleared. The leftovers are packed in the refrigerator. And party planners have turned their thoughts to the remaining days of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's celebrations. But for many it's hard to give up...
  • The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]

    The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]
    Jewish events and holidays are often fraught with the angst of 5774 years of collective peoplehood. The cycle begins with the bris (ouch!), proceeds through Bar or Bat Mitzvah panic on the pulpit, and climaxes during the union of two Jews under the...
  • SHA adds weapons to battle winter weather

    SHA adds weapons to battle winter weather
    As the region prepares for possible inclement weather during the Thanksgiving and Hanukkah holidays, the State Highway Administration unveiled a beefed-up arsenal Tuesday for tracking and battling winter storms. SHA spokeswoman Valerie Burnette Edgar...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 14 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 14 Picks
    It’s Thanksgiving week, that special time of year where we eat enough food to feed a third world nation, then get drunk and pass out at 7pm while blaming it on the tryptophan.  This continues for four straight days until we wake up on Monday ten...
  • Christmas decorating ideas

    Christmas decorating ideas
    Christmas decorating spans from cutesy to nostalgic, but no matter the preference, it’s essential to peek into Chicagoland retailers with one thing in mind – making your holiday memorable you.   Whether looking to go all out or simply (and...
  • Annapolis mall hosts Hanukkah celebration

    Annapolis mall hosts Hanukkah celebration
    The Westfield Annapolis mall hosts its annual "Chanukah Wonderland" on Wednesday night. At 5 p.m., a giant menorah will be lit at the mall by H&M near the Green Garage. Participants can help build a giant Lego menorah, decorate Hanukkah keepsakes,...
  • For Christmas, all I wanted was a new dreidel

     For Christmas, all I wanted was a new dreidel
    The New York I lived in as a kid was a village of four or five blocks. I could wander anywhere my curiosity took me, safe and secure and knowing I'd still find my way home. I could go around the corner to the barber shop and get a trim for a quarter. I...