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Hanukkah

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  • Native Americans' true past informs their future

    Every major cultural, ethnic and racial group in the United States sets aside time to celebrate its heritage and accomplishments. Some notable occasions like Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza serve as reminders that we are a pastiche of nations and histories,...
  • Pet holiday gifts are now a must!

    Increasingly, pets get holiday gifts, not only from their immediate families but also from friends and relatives. When attending a party, in addition to the traditional hostess gift, guests often tote a present for the resident pet(s). Here are a few...
  • Santa stops by the Festival of Lights

    Santa stops by the Festival of Lights
    Cold weather kept some families indoors on Friday night, but many La Cañada Flintridge residents ventured out to Memorial Park for an annual holiday tradition. Around 300 people attended the Festival in Lights celebration, said Pat Anderson, president...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • 'Thanksgivukkah' roundup: 5 books to read this Hanukkah and Thanksgiving

    'Thanksgivukkah' roundup: 5 books to read this Hanukkah and Thanksgiving
    Hanukkah coincides with Thanksgiving this year — a phenomenon that hasn't occurred in 125 years. The two holidays have common roots in religious freedom: Hanukkah commemorates the rededication of the Temple after the Jews vanquished their Syrian...
  • Coming attractions

    It was I who allowed menurkey* in a front-page headline in today's Baltimore Sun. I am terribly sorry, and it shan't happen again. At least for 77,000 years.  But once Thanksgivukkah is mercifully past, and Christmas and New Year's, along with their...
  • Light and enlightenment [Editorial]

    Sunrise on this Friday, a week and a day before the shortest day of the year, was at 7:18 a.m. and the time of the day's sun set is 4:44 p.m., which means out of this 24 hour span, only 9 hours, 26 minutes and 3 seconds would be considered daytime. By...
  • R. Kelly to release a Christmas album

    If you're planning to play one of R. Kelly's recent albums to liven up your holiday parties (and really, who isn't?), make sure you check the album art first. That's because his forthcoming Christmas album (due out in time for next year's holiday) would...
  • The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]

    The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]
    How many times have you heard about the "War on Christmas" over the years, particularly from conservative commentators? During the past decade, concerned parties on both sides of the spectrum have argued and yelled and screamed at the top of their lungs...
  • Finding there's no place like home

    Finding there's no place like home
    A deal that fell through three years ago led to an unusually happy outcome for Manny and Gayle Levy. The couple had thought a move to condominium living would simplify their lives and free them from the upkeep of the Pikesville mid-century modern,...
  • Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum

    Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum
    As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...