Category Archives: Chanukkah

Hanukkah Wrap-Up 2016

A week before Hanukkah, we wrote an essay that was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer. It was our spin on the Twelve Days of Christmas song, so instead of “eight maids a milking” we had “eight candles burning.” You get … Continue reading

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A Song for Hanukkah

Hanukkah, our favorite family holiday, isn’t always convenient for the family. There have been many years when we postponed our celebration until winter break when our kids could make the trek home. This year, thanks to Jewish holiday drift, the … Continue reading

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Keep the Hanukkah Party Going

Happy Hanukkah. As you light the first candle this evening, remember that “it’s only just begun”! We know you’ll be busy the first two nights of Hanukkah, what with the turkey preparation and all. On Friday, the third night of … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Wrap-Up

Quick! Before the last Hanukkah candle burns down, we wanted to get our two cents in. You know The Word Mavens have an opinion on how Hanukkah shaped up this year: Timing This year, Hanukkah arrived four days after Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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