Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774

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HIAS Pennsylvania volunteers spent the first full day of Chanukah helping refugee families in South Philadelphia prepare their homes for winter. Click here for a photo gallery.
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After cars paraded down the Ben Franklin Parkway festooned with menorahs in Lubavitch of Greater Philadelphia's annual March of Lights Saturday, a crowd congregated on Independence Mall to light a giant menorah.
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Dasee Berkowitz, JTA
JTA's Dasee Berkowitz reflects on the models of courage found in the Chanukah story and suggests a way to honor this theme as you light the candles each night.
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Celebrate Chanukah with Scottish-inspired cakes and cookies
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
For my mother, Chanu­kah went way beyond latkes. It was her cakes and cookies — rich, buttery, studded with nuts — that upheld her reputation as a generous hostess and superb baker.
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Judy Petsonk, JE Feature
I was walking down a street in Jeru­salem when I came to a sign: Queen Shalom-Zion Street. A Jewish queen who was not named Esther — and I had never heard of her! That’s how I met the unsung heroine of Chan­ukah.
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Temple Har Zion
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