Category: Hanukkah

Meryl’s Menorah Method: Writing by Candlelight
By Meryl Branch-McTiernan
December 16, 2020
On the fourth day of
Hanukkah Mishloakh Manot: A New Ritual During Covid
By Hila Ratzabi
December 10, 2020
We can’t celebrate together in person, but we can pass along that spirit in a gesture of connection
November 23, 2020
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Inventing the Twenty-sided Dreidel
By David Zvi Kalman
December 6, 2019
Judaism's material culture is littered with old technologies long abandoned by others.
These Twenty-Sided Dreidels Are Making Jews Happy
By Hila Ratzabi
November 12, 2019
The Dreidel20 is making people smile and laugh. During dark times, joy is an act of survival.
Intersections of Lights: Kwanzaa & Hanukkah
By Dr. Tarece Johnson
November 30, 2018
Celebrating the intersections of Black and Jewish culture, creativity and resilience
We Will Rise: Hanukkah Lights for Dark Times
By Rabbi Yael Levy
December 12, 2017
As the light increases, we declare: We will rise. In the face of ruin, amid the rubble, we will rise together.
Interfaith Family Ritual for Hanukkah and Christmas? Well
By Susan Katz Miller
November 30, 2015
Our aim is not to mix or blend, but to honor and respect both religions.
A Cure for the Post-Thanksgivukkah Blues
By Linda Rich
December 18, 2013
This year’s rare confluence of two annual celebrations, one religious and one secular, garnered much attention and sparked a huge burst of creative energy. For those of us “living in two civilizations” Thanksgivukkah was the perfect storm of a holiday. But now that the last of the pumpkin sufganiyot are gone, the sweet potato latkes with cranberry sauce have all been eaten, and the menurkeys have been put away, the post-holiday blues are starting to set in.  
The Curious Case of "Thanksgivukkah"
By Rabbi Jason Klein
November 5, 2013
Hanukkah has always been about thanksgiving.  

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