Keyword: Hanukkah
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(JTA) – For Jewish fans of American Girl dolls, Hanukkah came early this year. Last week, the popular doll company released a new set of holiday doll outfits and accessories to diversify the … more
Everyone loves eating latkes. Some people don’t even mind frying the latkes. Almost everyone loathes that post-frying, oil-laden smell that permeates the house … more
Jewish Collaborative Services’ Jewish Eldercare of Rhode Island (JERI) program, in coordination with Friends of Jewish Seniors, has delivered Hanukkah gifts to over 200 Jewish residents of … more
(JTA) – Move over, Maccabees. This season’s crop of seven new Hanukkah books for kids puts the spotlight on new heroes, from playful llamas to brave and kind knights on horseback. An eighth book, “Honey on the Page,” that shines light on Yiddish children’s stories in new translation, makes a perfect family gift. more
While much of our lives will be paused in the coming weeks, Hanukkah is a reminder that the Jewish community is strong and resilient, despite often trying circumstances. The candles we light on each … more
I was born on the first night of Hanukkah. So you may understand why I have a special affinity for this holiday, my other birthday, which we celebrated with songs and stories and dreidel games … 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
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