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Bringing new life to hamantaschen was a challenge. People are dead set on their favorite flavors like classic poppy seed and apricot. Of course, newer directions such as Nutella and rainbow funfetti are a big hit with the kids, but reinventing the grown-up hamantaschen into a decadent cookie you actually crave was very important to me. Then it hit me: alfajores! more
Hanukkah is a time for celebration throughout the Jewish Rhode Island community. Above, the lighting of the menorah at the Rhode Island State House is always festive. Among the other activities: … more
Be sure to check jewishrhody for recipes, interesting articles and everything you need to celebrate Hanukkah, including the 2019 menorah candle lighting times and blessings.  more
Hanukkah means latkes, menorahs and the retelling of the story of Judah and the Maccabees. But there’s a woman from a few hundred years before Judah who is just as important to this … more
I love to think and write about miracles – and there’s no better time to reflect on the miracles in our lives than at Hanukkah. In her 2017 Hanukkah message, on LIHerald.com, Rabbi … more
Eat your fill of latkes on Hanukkah and then collapse on the couch to watch a movie with some Jewish connection. Here are a few ideas to get you started on an eight-day Jewish movie … more
Hanukkah’s proximity to Christmas can complicate the holiday. For those who try to make Hanukkah more like Christmas, it inevitably seems to fall short.   Yet Hanukkah can offer … more
Hanukkah and Christmas overlap this year, with the first night of Hanukkah falling on Sunday, Dec. 22, two days before Christmas Eve. This proximity will bring more attention to the Jewish … more
I know that sufganiyot – jelly doughnuts – are traditional and beloved for Hanukkah. But I feel confident that once you try these easy and incredibly delicious ricotta fritters, you … more
Everyone loves potato latkes, but no one likes the mess of frying them or the guilt associated with eating them. So try my latkes, which are baked in the oven and easily won over my … more
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