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Hanukkah

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  • 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...
  • Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild

    Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild
    Some folks will get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade and some will do it with Dave Chappelle, who once seemed as likely to do a four-show run at the Fillmore as the real, actual Santa. Chappelle does...
  • Light and enlightenment [Editorial]

    Sunrise on this Friday, a week and a day before the shortest day of the year, was at 7:18 a.m. and the time of the day's sun set is 4:44 p.m., which means out of this 24 hour span, only 9 hours, 26 minutes and 3 seconds would be considered daytime. By...
  • R. Kelly to release a Christmas album

    If you're planning to play one of R. Kelly's recent albums to liven up your holiday parties (and really, who isn't?), make sure you check the album art first. That's because his forthcoming Christmas album (due out in time for next year's holiday) would...