(RNS) — As I looked through my emails to find the one containing the recipe for Grammommy Rose’s latkes, I said a prayer. How fortunate am I that the internet gives me a connection to my history, my namesake, my ancestors and my Uncle Jeff?
Tag - Hanukkah
(RNS) — Some are clearly rooted in religious messages, while others focus on family, kindness and generosity in ways that may appeal to interfaith and secular families – and everyone else.
(RNS) — Hanukkah in the Holy Land gives Jews who have immigrated to Israel a sense of belonging they don’t feel anywhere else.
(AP) — Hanukkah begins Tuesday night and lasts for eight days.
(RNS) — A 'good Jew' is no longer one who fights Hellenism but one who maintains a Jewish core within the multiple facets of his or her life.
(RNS) — Without the Maccabees’ victory and the preservation of Jewish religious life in ancient Israel, Christianity may not have emerged 200 years later with its taproots deeply embedded within Judaism.
(RNS) — Our annual guide to gifts for the godly and the godless.
Sing it with me: "You can get anything you want...." Fifty years ago!
Latkes are crucial to the American Jewish future. Or, something like that.
Hanukkah begins this year on Dec. 24, a.k.a. Christmas Eve. Why does it move around the calendar from year to year?
(RNS) Americans remain split on on how to greet others at stores at this time of year. Their answers reveal religious and partisan divides.
(RNS). Ferocious beasts. Orange combovers. Santa Jesuses. Must be Holiday Hostility Syndrome time again.
(RNS) Twenty reverent and irreverent presents you won't see on every other gift guide.
(RNS) "Faith plays a very big role in my life," the gymnast said in 2012.
(RNS) As mayor of Burlington, Vermont, the Democratic candidate defended the erection of a giant menorah on the steps of city hall in the 1980s.