Our Gift to You: Hanukkah Food Hacks

BY LAUREN MANAKER  This article originally appeared in Kveller. As the Festival of Lights approaches, you might frying latkes and making applesauce in your dreams. The food is delicious and everyone is content and full, and above all, the...

The Easiest Hanukkah Jelly Doughnut Recipe Ever

  BY SHANNON SARNA from THE NOSHER Latkes are far more popular during Hanukkah than doughnuts here in the United States. While you can find latkes in the freezer section of almost every major...

Sukkot Brings Its Own Social Distancing Issues

(JTA) — Sukkot, the harvest festival that Jews celebrate each fall, would seem to be designed for the COVID-19 pandemic. After all, it’s typically observed outdoors in temporary structures,...

Kirstin x Grohl Honor Jews in Music for Each Night of Hanukkah

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Dave Grohl, who is best known as the leader of the 12-time Grammy winning band Foo Fighters, isn’t Jewish. But he’s having a lot of musical...

Throwback Thursday: The Girl Whose Hair Caught Fire at Bill Clinton’s Hanukkah Event

BY PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) — The incident in 1993 lasted only about 20 seconds, but Ilana Kattan says the time President Bill Clinton stopped her hair from burning during a White...

Manischewitz, PJ Library Invite Families to Build Sweet Holiday Tradition

  As one of the world’s most iconic names in traditional kosher products, Manischewitz has been front and center in America’s kosher community for generations. This fall, an exciting Manischewitz product...

Shoot Jelly Doughnuts With Hanukkah Goblins While the Candles Are Burning

(J., The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — Here’s something to do during the long nights of Hanukkah under lockdown — become a goblin with a jelly doughnut launcher. That’s...

Not So Fast: A Review Of Ta’anis Esther

During the time of Mordechai and Esther , the Jews united on the 13th of Adar to fight and wage war, standing up for their lives. They fasted during...

OU Kosher Offers Passover Toolkit Online

  Orthodox Union (OU) Kosher, the world’s largest kosher certification agency, has launched a free online Passover toolkit with videos, tips, and articles for people making Passover for the first...

Fleishigs’ Pesach 2020 Game Plan

  Welcome to your 2020 Pesach game plan with the new Fleishigs Pesach issue and talented guest editor Naomi Nachman! Whether it’s your first year at home or you’re back for...
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