Love is about connection, and a strong connection requires three things: emotional honesty, a lack of judgment and an open heart. Here are six ways you can put love back into your holidays.
The true spirit of the holidays does not lie in maintaining the precious feelings of the over-privileged, or trying to put ourselves at the center of everyone else's world, but rather in spreading happiness to places it's seldom found.
The good news is that there are many people in both of these religions who are capable of reclaiming the hopeful and loving and justice-oriented instincts that were there at the beginning and to create beautiful rituals to embody that energy.
As a leader, you know that leadership offers great opportunities to guide and inspire others, to set the agenda and see it to fruition. However, it al...
I'd rather see the coffee giant invest in printing up Yuletide, Chanukah, Kwanzaa and other cups to choose from, along with a plain one for the unaffiliated. This would be welcome corporate recognition that diversity does not mean bland secularism and "holidays-ism."
Whether or not you celebrate Hanukkah, you can still enjoy the delicious food that comes with it -- like crispy potato latkes, homemade applesauce and challah french toast.
Christmas tree or Chanukah menorah or both? December portends heated Christmas/Chanukah-dilemma conversations for an increasing number of interfaith families. I
I know that if you are on this food page and that if you are anything like I am, then you have at least one loved one, one friend who would love nothing more for Hanukkah or Christmas than a really great cookbook or two. And admit it, you have a cookbook or two on your own list every year, as well, the list you leave for others (or Santa) to find, don't you?
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Decorating for the season doesn't mean having to ape Christmas. In fact as a Jew you are liberated from doing so. There are so many creative ways to light up your home for Hanukkah without defaulting to a "Hanukkah Bush."
The varieties of latke in today's food scene are as numerous as the people who eat them with variations inspired by the Jewish Diaspora (traditional Sephardic influences) and more recently, the emergence of the Brooklyn food culture blending tradition with contemporary interpretations.
Just like birthdays, each passing year of single status, is a constant reminder of what you have still failed to accomplish. Sure, maybe you got a promotion. Or bought a new house. But if you still show up at the dinner table without a plus one, it always seems to feel much more monumental.
Perhaps we should all reevaluate the true meaning of this time of the year and reintegrate a little fun into the holidays! Follow my seven simple steps to relieve stress and regain inner tranquility during your holiday season.
It has been a trying month for the world and for Israel. We've seen countless terror attacks in the past few weeks, most prominently the terror attack...
"I am so sad. I want to see my son." I found her sitting in her wheelchair crying out for her one most beloved person in the whole world. Her son had ...
This year, as we approach another dark winter, another anniversary of the Newtown shooting, and another Chanukah season, the world is once again reeling from one communal tragedy to another.