On Hanukkah and War

Jewish tradition is deeply torn, and even contradictory, in its thinking about war.

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Last-minute confession.

An Ode to Target’s Hanukkah Trail Mix

Shimmery pretzel balls, yogurt-covered cranberries — and a little Jewish pride.

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Situations of uncertainty.

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The slave who deserved ordination.

What Is Hanukkah Chocolate Gelt?

A deep dive into Hanukkah’s foil-wrapped chocolate currency.

The Two Miracles of Hanukkah

Ancient scriptures tell two very different stories about why we celebrate the Festival of Lights.