Keyword: Hanukkah
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Many gifts were exchanged during this past Hanukkah and holiday season, but not all gifts are created equal. For instance, gifts of food, such as gelt and baked goods, don’t usually last … more
The City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism, in collaboration with the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island, Brown RISD Hillel, the Board of Rabbis of Greater Rhode Island, Kosher for the People and Congregation Beth Sholom sponsored a celebration of Hanukkah on Dec. 5 in downtown Providence at Biltmore Park. A good time was had by all more
Have you listened to the first podcasts from Jewish Rhody Media? It’s a terrific series on leadership called Chutzpah! There’s a new episode every other Thursday, featuring Adam Greenman, … more
The City of Providence Hanukkah “Spectaculah” is a free community celebration that brings food, music, drinks, candle-lighting and art to Biltmore Park in downtown Providence on Sunday Dec. 5, from 3 to 6 p.m. … more
Hanukkah is in my favorite season. Yes, you read that right: I love the wintertime! The snow, the big sweaters and, of course, the holiday baking make a perfect combination for gathering and celebrating. My earliest memory of Hanukkah is watching “A Rugrats Chanukah” on VHS and helping my mom grate potatoes by hand for latkes, before we discovered the magic of food processors. more
(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
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