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(The Nosher) Hamantaschen are the beloved cookies that Jews enjoy during the holiday of Purim. The tasty treats were born out of Austria, where they were originally filled with poppy seed (or muhn in German), which kind of sounded like Haman (the bad guy in the Purim story for whom the cookies are...
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(Baltimore Jewish Life) Jerusalem, Israel - Dec. 19, 2017 - The last night of Hanukkah 5778, saw tens of thousands of people arriving to the Old City streets of Yerushalayim. By Jaffa Gate, musical performers and artists with live fire torches entertained. The nearby walls were colorfully lit up. Entering the narrow...
Selfie fans in Tel aviv can now enjoy a 6-meter-tall interactive LED Hanukkah Menorah (Hanukkiah), which presents live selfie photos taken by visitors of the port. Posted by Israel In New York
You can't make this stuff up! Looks like a ton of fun!!
(JTA) — Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, helped lead the Golden State Warriors to their eighth straight win, then celebrated by lighting a giant Hanukkah menorah as part of the team’s Jewish Heritage Night. Casspi scored 17 points and had 11 rebounds in the Warriors’ victory over...
(The Nosher) The 2017 Hanukkah season began in Israel weeks ago, and by the holiday’s end food establishments will have sold millions of sufganiyot, donuts, ranging from the classic to the unexpected. While the tradition of eating sufganiyot is growing in popularity in the United States, fried potato or other root vegetable pancakes (aka latkes)...
Amazing how important these two are. Chag Sameach and Chodesh Tov!
(The Nosher) What do you prefer on your latkes — dwenjang sour cream or yuzu pear sauce? That will be the question come the fifth night of Hanukkah at one very unique, very drool-inducing Korean-Hanukkah pop-up extravaganza in Brooklyn. The brains behind this delicious Hanukkah mash-up is Irene Yoo, a 31-year-old photo manager at Food Network who...
(JTA) — Looking to celebrate Hanukkah but want to make this year a bit unique? Take a hint from these unusual menorahs — including ones made out of pita bread and exploded rockets — and your eight nights of Hanukkah will be sure to be different from all the...
Great to see all different types of Jewish tradition celebrated on the chag.
President Donald Trump said he was “proud to stand with the Jewish people” on Hanukkah. “Melania and I wish all of our Jewish brothers and sisters celebrating this meaningful holiday a happy and healthy eight nights in the company of those they love,” Trump said in a message Tuesday evening,...
(Jewish Breaking News) U.S. President Donald Trump, his daughter Ivanka Trump and other political leaders from around the world, bid all who observe Hanukkah a happy holiday. “Wishing all of those celebrating #Hanukkah around the world a happy and healthy eight nights in the company of those they love,” the president tweeted Tuesday,...
Public menorah lightings are planned around the world in locations ranging from ski towns and Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas. The following is unedited via the AP: If you’re traveling or vacationing during the holiday, there may be a menorah lighting near you. The Jewish outreach organization Chabad-Lubavitch...
(Kveller) I love making latkes. But I loathe grating potatoes and cleaning the food processor and making a starchy mess in the kitchen. And I bet you do, too. For those who want to fry up some latkes but cut out a few steps, I have got such the hack for...


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