Miracles, Gelt, and Hip Hop

-JAY MICHAELSON would like Hanukkah without supernatural miracles. (Jbooks)

-An exploration of the why, and the how-good, of chocolate Hanukkah gelt. (Jewish Journal)

-Rob Eshman sees a direct connection between Annapolis and Hanukkah. (Jewish Journal)

-But Jonathan S. Tobin says a lot of things are being loaded onto Hanukkah that have nothing to do with the holiday, and he thinks that’s a bad idea. (Jewish Exponent)

-“NPR’s annual celebration of the Jewish festival of lights continues this year with a new crop of original fiction — characters from varied walks of life find comfort and meaning in the traditions of Hanukkah. Readings by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitzâ€? (sound files, individual stories or entire show). (NPR)

-It’s a Ladino Hanukkah with the Hip Hop Hoodios doing “Ocho Candelikas.” (YouTube)

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