Kvetching Korner: (Ch)Han(n)uk(k)a(h)

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Every year, I try to learn something new about the Jewish holidays, something outside of my Hebrew school classroom – this year I learned that there are 16 different ways to spell Hanukkah. Sixteen different ways to spell a holiday that lasts eight wonderful nights, but gets significantly less excitement and celebration than Christmas, which […]

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8 Hanukkah Movie Ideas for Hallmark

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Before I begin, let the record show that I had the idea for this article BEFORE Hallmark announced they were going to make Hanukkah movies! That being said, If Hallmark wants to get in contact with me after this article comes out to flesh out some of the ideas, I’m 100% down #callme. Christmas movies. […]

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Moishe House is Ready to Rock – Silently

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Moishe House Twin Cities is so excited to host our 2018 Silent Disco Hanukkah Party! What the Hanukkah is a Silent Disco? A Silent Disco, also known as a Silent Rave, is a new DJ solution for throwing epic parties. But now, without disturbing your neighbors! Each attendee will be given a set of wireless […]

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Join Temple of Aaron For A Guinness Record Attempt

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Six years ago, NCSY set a Guinness World Record when 1,000 menorahs were lit at one time in Stamford, Conn. On Dec. 2, Temple of Aaron is going to try and top that. The Menorah Challenge will aim to light up Temple of Aaron with – at least – 1,001 menorahs being lit. “I was […]

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Six13 Takes On Queen In ‘Bohemian Chanukah’

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It wouldn’t be a holiday without Six13 dropping their annual Hanukkah parody. Timely as ever with the release of the Freddie Mercury biopic earlier this month, the Jewish a cappella group capture the spirit of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody with Bohemian Chanukah. Chag Sameach to us all!

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Talking about Israel: Justice. Self-Preservation. Compromise.

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Rosh Hashanah Sermon – 1 Tishrei 5779 – Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul, MN – Rabbi Adam Stock Spilker Two old Jews were sitting on a park bench, friends for many years. One looks at the other and says, “Oy”. The other looks back and says, “Oy”. The other replies, “Oy”, to which the response […]

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A Recipe for Hope

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Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon – 1 Tishrei 5779 – Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul, MN – Rabbi Esther Adler Two Jewish friends who haven’t seen each other in a while are catching up. “So, Nu?  How are you?” “How should I be? And you?” “Would it do any good to complain?” Why do Jews always […]

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