Lighting the menorah. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)MIDWOOD – Happy Hanukkah! The eight-day Festival of Lights, which began at sundown last night, is observed by lighting the menorah, special prayers, and eating fried food. Hanukkah is a time celebrated amongst family, and many families are not able to be together because
For kids young and old, there’s something magical about lighting the menorah. Everybody wants to participate, but an open flame and active preschoolers aren’t always the best combination. If you want to minimize the possibility of a three-year-old tantrum, consider making a window cling menorah. With supplies that
Source: Hanukkah-gifts.comThis evening at sundown (4:13pm) will begin the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah — aka Chanukah, or חֲנֻכָּה — the joyous eight-day “Festival of Lights,” which recalls the miracle of the oil and ancient rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem during the revolt of the Maccabees.
If there was a contest for having the cutest personality, little "Shalom" definitely would have won. Photo by Erica ShermanDreidels, and donuts, and gelt, oh my! Members of Sheepshead Bay’s Jewish community poured into the synagogue at Congregation Israel of Kings Bay this week for the house of worship’
Sheepshead Bay Road Holiday Season December 2009If your answer was “light” you were only partially right. If you said, “There are no holiday decorations hanging above”, you get first prize. The picture was taken during the height of the Christmas and Hannukah season (yesterday), but you would never know it