This week's learning is sponsored by Temple Sholom of Greenwich, CT. The rabbis explain that we light the Hanukkah candles in order to publicize the miracle of the holiday. Read more
These bite-sized knishes made with leftover mashed potatoes, turkey and cranberry sauce take your Thanksgiving leftovers to another level. Read more
There are many ways to make this year's Hanukkah a real Festival of Light. Try taking a walk outside in the dark to appreciate the difference between darkness and light. Make your own hanukkiyot, or give each night a different theme. Read more
Look outside the traditional latke box this holiday, and take a cue from the Cuban cookbook. Serve up some fried plantains this Hanukkah. Read more
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Annual Cycle: Genesis 44:18 - 47:27
Triennial Cycle: Genesis 44:18 -45:27