As the holiday season nears its end, I analyze the cards that adorn my pantry door.
Jeff Mandell and Carin Mrotz are a couple of local Jews, each with a couple of kids. They have a lot of opinions on parenting. This time they share their stories of Hanukkahs past and present.
New learning should be the mission for all of us. In that light, join four of the Twin Cities’ newest rabbis for “Four Rabbis Enter an Orchard” on Monday December 3rd at Beth El.
At Hanukkah, we talk about heroes, heroic acts, and victories. Some heroic acts are a victory of few against many. Sometimes it is a victory of human vs. nature. And sometimes, it’s about our own little victories over our challenges within.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Judas Maccabeus for advocating violence and terror against the Empire.
People are proud of not gift-giving their kids and I don’t get it. Read first. Argue second. I’m ducking for cover and ready.
Debating the merits of Hanukkah versus Christmas goes back for generations. In this holiday sound-off, we’ll look at the music, traditions, forced family interaction, and even the national uproar regarding retail signage.