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Hanukkah

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  • Bell jury deliberating well past Thanksgiving, the predicted ending point

    Bell jury deliberating well past Thanksgiving, the predicted ending point
    In mid-October when jurors were being chosen for the latest Bell corruption trial, a prosecutor told them they would be done well before Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is long gone and so is Hanukkah, and the jury is on to its eighth day deliberating...
  • 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...
  • Teen son says he's an atheist

    Teen son says he's an atheist
     Your teen just declared himself atheist. You want him to celebrate the holidays. Help! Parent advice From our panel of staff contributors There's nothing to prevent a non-Christian from celebrating the Christmas holidays. I have Jewish friends...
  • 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&...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Comet of the Century' on PBS

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Comet of the Century' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 17 - 23, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Comet of the Century PBS launches an...
  • Hanukkah, Thanksgiving and the Miracle of the Turkey

    Hanukkah, Thanksgiving and the Miracle of the Turkey
    Religion News Service blogger Mark Silk tells the holiday story of the "Miracle of the Turkey:" Every 70,000 years or so, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving overlap, permitting those of us who celebrate both to recall the Miracle of the Turkey. It goes something...
  • 'Gossip Girl's' Leighton Meester reportedly engaged to Adam Brody

    'Gossip Girl's' Leighton Meester reportedly engaged to Adam Brody
    Hey there, Upper Eastsiders (and Orange County denizens): Leighton Meester and Adam Brody are reportedly engaged! And even though it's not yet Hanukkah, in honor of "The OC's" holiday-mashing Seth Cohen, we're going to call it an engagemukkah anyway! ...
  • 'The League' finale: A Hanukkah miracle for Jenny

     
    "The League" Season 5 came to a close Wednesday (Nov. 20) with a double feature -- "Baby Geoffrey Jesus" and "The Eight Defensive Points of Hanukkah."...
  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: Sweet potato pancakes a colorful twist for Hanukkah

    For those celebrating Thanksgivukkah, the once-in-a-lifetime convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving this November 28, I have the perfect dish for you. And even if you are just celebrating Thanksgiving, try these crispy sweet potato gems as an...
  • Review: 'Play Dead' with glee as Todd Robbins conjures chills

    Review: 'Play Dead' with glee as Todd Robbins conjures chills
    As the Geffen Playhouse's revival of the 2010 off-Broadway hit "Play Dead" came to its macabre, gory and unexpectedly palpable crescendo Wednesday, I was ready to rush home and describe my blood-chilling experiences. But then, at his curtain call,...
  • Mailbag: School district taking back promise to share

    Re: "District wants shorter joint use for pool," Coastline Pilot, Nov. 15. Our Laguna Beach Unified School District board is at it again, revising history and ignoring commitments made to the community. I sat on the oversight committee during the...