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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
I love to think and write about miracles – and there’s no better time to reflect on the miracles in our lives than at Hanukkah. In her 2017 Hanukkah message, on LIHerald.com, Rabbi … more
Eat your fill of latkes on Hanukkah and then collapse on the couch to watch a movie with some Jewish connection. Here are a few ideas to get you started on an eight-day Jewish movie … more
Hanukkah’s proximity to Christmas can complicate the holiday. For those who try to make Hanukkah more like Christmas, it inevitably seems to fall short.   Yet Hanukkah can offer … more
Hanukkah and Christmas overlap this year, with the first night of Hanukkah falling on Sunday, Dec. 22, two days before Christmas Eve. This proximity will bring more attention to the Jewish … more
I know that sufganiyot – jelly doughnuts – are traditional and beloved for Hanukkah. But I feel confident that once you try these easy and incredibly delicious ricotta fritters, you … more
Everyone loves potato latkes, but no one likes the mess of frying them or the guilt associated with eating them. So try my latkes, which are baked in the oven and easily won over my … more
The Jewish community of greater Rhode Island celebrated Sukkot 5780 in schools, synagogues and at home with lulav, etrog and meals in the sukkah. Jewish Rhode Island hopes our readers enjoy this peek … more
Sukkot is being celebrated throughout Rhode Island, with events in backyard and community sukkahs. We've collected a few photos; feel free to submit your photos and we will feature a page in the Nov. 1 issue of Jewish Rhode Island. more
(Alma via JTA) – For most Jews, the etrog, a thick-rinded citrus, is relegated to a fleeting, supporting role. Held beside the lulav (palm frond) once a year during the upcoming festival of … more
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