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Holidays & Occasions

A Chanukah Miracle
That Isn’t Deep-Fried

A Chanukah Miracle That Isn’t Deep-Fried

There are lots of ways to make oil shine (and glisten) for Chanukah, and they don’t have to be deep-fried. This year, Judith put together a guide to a non-fried Chanukah.

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Holidays & Occasions

The True Meaning of
(Jewish) Christmas

The True Meaning of (Jewish) Christmas

Even before she met her non-Jewish bashert (soul mate), Stacey discovered that Christmas wasn’t just a day for Christians, but rather for everyone who wants to spend time with people they love.

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Recipe of the Week

When thinking about a cocktail to serve with a Chanukah meal, I

Rooted in History: Potatoes and Chanukah Holidays & Occasions

Rooted in History: Potatoes and Chanukah

We typically associate Chanukah with potatoes, but potatoes, although ancient, were not always part of the Chanukah repertoire. Nevertheless, the cold-loving starchy tuber took well to Chanukah’s dark time of year.

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Oy to the World: A Song for the Yule-Averse Holidays & Occasions

Oy to the World: A Song for the Yule-Averse

It’s that time of year: when Christmas carols play nonstop everywhere you go. Here’s Laura Silver’s Jewish version of a classic carol—performed by classical singer Rachel Levine, too. Sing along!

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Go Deep (Fried) or Go Home Holidays & Occasions

Go Deep (Fried) or Go Home

Here’s what we think: Chanukah comes just once a year, so make it count. Don’t waste time or calories on subpar temple carnival latkes. Instead, go for those foods that make Chanukah truly glisten.

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Nourishing New Rituals and Traditions Global Inspired

Nourishing New Rituals and Traditions

Through her company Nourish Co., Kristin Eriko Posner, a Japanese-American Jew, brings together her Japanese heritage with her adopted Jewish culture and shows other blended families how to develop their own unique rituals.

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