Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775
Having a Chanukah party and want to keep the little ones busy for a while? Try an informal "Cookie-Decorating Contest." Winning categories can include "most beautiful, " "most spiritual," "most colorful" and "most international." The best part is that everyone involved can be a winner (and they get to eat a treat as well for their prize). You will need:...
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Here's a menorah that children can "light" each day of Chanukah. In reality, it's a refrigerator-stick chanukiah! To make this project, you will need: 41?2-inch craft sticks (14 per picture); a 9x16-inch piece of colored tag board; glue; magic markers, crayons, glitter pens, stickers; one 9x16-inch piece of colored felt, cut into 9x5-inch and 9x7-inch pieces; scissors; 10-inch long strip...
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While local preschoolers work to brighten up their classrooms in preparation for Chanukah this year, many will also be working to brighten others' lives. For the second year in a row, youngsters will be coloring cutouts of candles in an effort to raise money for Camp Koby, an Israel-based summer program for children who have lost family members to terror...
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When Leslie and Michael Molder decided to take their two children on a trip to Israel, they purposely chose to do it during the month of December. "Since Christmas [in America] starts after Halloween, a few months of Christmas is a lot for our kids," said Leslie Molder, who will be one of some 90 people on a 12-day tour...
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The chanukiah has room for nine candles, which are lit immediately after dark (except on Friday evening when they should be lit just before lighting the Shabbat candles). One candle, the tallest, is called the shamash or "servant." Each night of Chanukah, the shamash is lit and then used to light the other candles. On the fight night, light the...
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