Resources for Upcoming Jewish Holidays

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About This Holiday

Celebrate Hanukkah (My Jewish Learning)

Chanukah – Hanukkah (Chabad)

Hanukkah (Aish)

Hanukkah (Reform Judaism)


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Chanukah in the Streets! (Greater St. Paul Jewish Community) 5:30 – 6:30 Wednesday, December 1. Sholom East Campus (740 Kay Ave, St. Paul)

Further Resources, Reading & Listening

8 Hanukkah Movie Ideas for Hallmark (TC Jewfolk)

The Cultural Significance Of Thanksgivukkah (TC Jewfolk)

“The December Dilemma” on interfaith holidays (My Jewish Learning)

Everything You Need to Celebrate Hanukkah With Kids (PJ Library)

Give Light Digital Series (Reboot)

Greening Chanukah Guide (Hazon)

Daveed Diggs’ “Puppy for Hanukkah”

Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah! episode from the We Won, Let’s Eat Podcast

Hanukkah Ritual Elements (Ritualwell from Reconstructing Judaism)

Hanukkah Unbound (Judaism Unbound)

Joy Veh’s Eight Tips For A Rockin’ Hanukkah (TC Jewfolk)

Recipes & Crafts

Hanukkah Food (The Nosher)

Hanukkah Inspiration (Rebekah Lowin)

Hanukkah Recipes (Bon Appétit)

TC Chewfolk

Almond Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Easy Sufganiyot

Festival of Lights…and Oil

Latke Love for Hanukkah: Two Tasty Latke Recipes

Latkes to the Next Level: A Trick From Down South

Latkes and Pumpkin Pie

Sweet Potato Latkes

Yehudit’s Goat Cheese and Wine

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The Shmita (Sabbatical) Year

About This Holiday

Shemitah (Chabad)

What is Shmita? (Hazon)

What Is Shmita, the Sabbatical Year? (My Jewish Learning)

Workshops, Courses, & Events

Submit an event here or email [email protected]

Write to Rest (TC Jewfolk)

Join the MSP Shmita Hive

Shmita 5782: A Year of Better Being (Jewish Emergent Network)

Submit Art for The Shmita Prizes (Hazon) Ritual Object, Fine Art, Film/Video, Performance Art/Liturgy/Music, and Written World categories. Due by Hanukkah 2021

Further Resources & Reading

Does Torah Call For Rent Holiday? (TC Jewfolk)

High Holiday Sermons: The Environment Re-visited (TC Jewfolk)

Weekly Parsha Essays | Shmita Sourcebook (Hazon)

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