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Hanukkah

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  • Gobble Tov! It's Thanksgivukkah in South Florida

    Gobble Tov! It's Thanksgivukkah in South Florida
    Turkey and mashed potatoes are going kosher this year. For the first time since 1888, Thanksgiving coincides with another celebration — the first full day of Hanukkah. Since that won't happen again for another 77,000-plus years, local Jews are...
  • Making the Christmas parade come to life in Bel Air [Letter]

    Editor: On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air for their attendance and enthusiasm at [Sunday's] Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration. The...
  • Holiday TV episodes 2013

     
    Many TV shows this year are carrying on in the long tradition of having special episodes dedicated to the holiday season. Here is a rundown of when to watch first-run and repeat holiday TV episodes of your favorite series this year. All times are Eastern;...
  • Hampton Roads authors tackle faith and spirituality

    Hampton Roads authors tackle faith and spirituality
    For many, the first week of December signals the first full week of heavy-duty holiday shopping. For others, it signals the beginning of Advent. This year, those of the Jewish faith are celebrating Hanukkah as well. So this week we’re taking a...
  • Use flowers, plants and real greenery to liven up the holidays

    This year, instead of putting out another tired pot of poinsettias and fake ferns, why not go with something living instead? In fact, winter is a time when many flowers are at their peak, making them a terrific option for holiday decorating. Better...
  • Honoring Pilgrims and Maccabees

    Honoring Pilgrims and Maccabees
    On Sunday, the fifth night of Hanukkah, U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) joined a local rabbi in lighting a nearly 7-foot Jerusalem stone menorah at Fashion Island. With Thanksgiving and the Festival of Lights falling on the same long weekend,...
  • Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise gets a new jingle

     
    The holidays have finally wound their way into the deepest, darkest jungles … of Disneyland. So, you know, it's not […]...
  • Newly opened I-95 to be named in honor of JFK [50 years ago]

    From the pages of the Aegis 50 of years ago this week. The Northeastern Expressway was expected to be renamed Dec. 11, 1963 to honor the late President John F. Kennedy. The State Roads Commission agreed to rename the expressway for the slain president,...
  • 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...
  • Giant menorah lit on temple lawn

    Giant menorah lit on temple lawn
    On Friday, the third night of Hanukkah, the grass was wet, but at least it wasn't raining anymore. And that was a good thing for Temple Bat Yahm, which held its menorah-lighting ceremony outside on its grassy lawn in Newport Beach for all to see....
  • 'Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade' includes Hanukkah this year!

     
    "Every kid that watches the parade thinks that it would be fun to be there and see the parade in person," Kellie Pickler, who will be performing during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, says. "Sometimes the best seats are the ones at home on your couch....