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Hanukkah

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  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hero of Hanukkah touches down at school

    Hero of Hanukkah touches down at school
    The kids at the Hebrew Academy of Huntington Beach could barely contain their excitement Tuesday as a sword- and shield-wielding Judah Maccabee — the hero in the story of Hanukkah — stepped from the Los Angeles Police Department helicopter...
  • Hanukkah menorah lighting marks holiday's final night

    Hanukkah menorah lighting marks holiday's final night
    Maryland's largest menorah was all lit up in Baltimore's McKeldin Square for the final night of Hanukkah on Wednesday. A parade of cars with smaller menorahs on their roofs made its way from Park Heights to downtown, for the celebration of the Jewish...
  • Christmas tree goes up at Glendale City Hall

    Christmas tree goes up at Glendale City Hall
    For the first time in three years, the city of Glendale hosted a Christmas tree-lighting event in Parcher Plaza at City Hall. While the city still erected a tree and decorated it in the past, tight budgeting prompted officials to nix the roughly $2,000...
  • Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'

    Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'
    A Florida pastor's attempt at holiday humor didn't go over well with some in his community. During the weekend, Mike Butzberger of Lighthouse Church in North Palm Beach put up a sign that said "Christmas - Easier to Spell Than Hanukkah." People...
  • Oy vey! Christmas easier to spell than Hanukkah?

    It a wonder somebody didn't deck him instead of the halls after a sign at his church spelled trouble. A North Palm Beach pastor's attempt at some holiday humor fell a little flat with some residents, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The pastor put up a...
  • 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...
  • 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 CaƱada 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...