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Hanukkah

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  • 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...
  • Rev. Robert Farrar Capon on Thanksgiving

    "THANKSGIVING IS indeed the nearest thing we have to a national liturgy. From sea to shining sea, it calls forth a grand harmony of groaning boards. ... Yet, what must we think of a nation that, as the central motif of this gustatory concerto, insists...
  • Judge orders partial shutdown of Sriracha plant

    A judge ordered the partial shutdown of the Huy Fong Foods Sriracha hot sauce plant in Irwindale on Tuesday after the city sued the company last month, claiming the chile odors from the plant are a public nuisance.   Los Angeles County Superior Court...
  • Hanukkah, the Torah and 'Unscrolled'

    I love Hanukkah. Along with Passover, it’s my favorite holiday -- because it comes steeped in narrative and because it is, essentially, do-it-yourself. Tonight at my house, we will have latkes; we will light the menorah and sing. No intercession...
  • Chabad hosts menorah lighting

    Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish holiday, began on Wednesday night. Chabad of Pasadena hosts a menorah lighting on Sunday, Dec. 1 at Pasadena City Hall. The event runs from 3 to 5 p.m. and includes latkes, live music and entertainment for children. City...
  • How to make an Easter bunny cake -- with ears!

    How to make an Easter bunny cake -- with ears!
    The new cookbook "Surprise-Inside Cakes" should come with a big fat warning: "Will cause an uncontrollable urge to run into the kitchen and get baking." Author Amanda Rettke -- known is the blogosphere as I Am Baker -- has carved out a niche for herself...
  • 'Eco Bungalow' arises Phoenix-like from holiday tragedy

    When Robin Wilson called Steven Ambers in early 2012 to lightheartedly ask why she hadn't received a holiday card from his family that year, the conversation took a surprising twist. The interior designer hadn't been removed from the Amberses' mailing...
  • 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...