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Happy Chanukah

Eight Nights of Hanukkah for the Single Ladies

Melanie Notkin | Posted 01.08.2017 | Women
Melanie Notkin

When you're single, no kids, lighting the Hanukkah menorah at home alone can be a bummer, especially if you hoped that by the time this Hanukkah had r...

Cha Cha Cha Chaaaaaappyyyyy Chhhanukahhhhhhh!

Lisa Geduldig | Posted 12.09.2016 | San Francisco
Lisa Geduldig

Here in San Francisco, where I accidentally moved 33 years ago from Anatevka (well, New York), the stores don't know Pesach from Chanukah. As soon as ...

Keeping Judaism (Chanukah) In College

Trevor Youshak | Posted 12.09.2016 | Religion
Trevor Youshak

Keeping your faith while studying in college is one of the biggest difficulties of being away from home.

Pico Boulevard (for Dad on Chanukah)

Chef Rossi | Posted 12.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chef Rossi

They say nobody walks in LA, unless it's on the treadmill. I do. But then, I'm a New Yorker. New Yorkers would walk to Mars if we could. Walking f...

Better Than French Fries, It's Latkes!

Chef Rossi | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
Chef Rossi

Latkes don't even have to be in the potato family; we have served endless zucchini latkes to prove it.


Chef Rossi | Posted 01.26.2014 | Comedy
Chef Rossi

One year, my parents did something unheard of in my family: They invited a guest to dinner. It was Thanksgiving after all, time to be generous right? Our next door neighbor, an elderly man we kids called Mr. T came to supper.

Hanukkah 2009: Jewish Holiday Goes Geek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

While all of the gentiles (or goyim) are celebrating a holiday where all the gifts are opened at once -- after being delivered through the chimney by ...

Chanukah and Christmas: When Hope Triumphs Over Cynical Realism

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Michael Lerner

As Christmas and Chanukah represent ideals that have been distorted over the years, it is our job to stay true to these ideals and challenge the distortions, even while celebrating the moments of hope.