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Hanukkah

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Top Hanukkah Articles

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  • 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....
  • Where to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore

    Where to dine on Thanksgiving Day in Baltimore
    Yes, it's going to be an unusual Thanksgiving -- conciding with the start of Hannukah and topped with the Baltimore Ravens hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. If you're looking for a place to celebrate on the town, these restaurants say...
  • Following record day, Instagram app not working

    Following record day, Instagram app not working
    Credit "Thanksgivukkah" for Instagram's busiest day ever.  The combination of Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah helped make Thursday the busiest day ever for Instagram. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing social network didn't give any...
  • Black Friday proper sees smaller crowds this year

    Black Friday proper sees smaller crowds this year
    When Nordstrom in Thousand Oaks opened its doors Friday at 8 a.m., Chuck Pierson had been awake for more than two hours after being dragged "kicking and groggily screaming" on his wife's quest to find perfect shoes. The only fate that could be worse?...
  • 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...