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Hanukkah

MTV After Hours: Putting Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon to the test

Hanukkah may be over until next year, but that doesn't mean we can't still enjoy some of the best Hanukkah video goodies the Internet has to offer.

JWA inspires Rosh Hodesh Hanukkah

This week we were excited to receive news that our Hanukkah video, Women Who Light Up Our Lives, inspired Rabbi Janie Grackin to create a special project for "Rosh Hodesh Hanukkah." A Florida-based Jewish community educator and participant in JWA's summer Institute for Educators, Janie writes:

Rosh Hodesh Hanukkah

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Rosh Hodesh Hanukkah, a night dedicated to sharing stories of inspiring women.
Courtesy of Rabbi Janie Grackin
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Rosh Hodesh Hanukkah, a night dedicated to sharing stories of inspiring women.
Courtesy of Rabbi Janie Grackin

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Rosh Hodesh Hanukkah

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Rosh Hodesh Hanukkah, a night dedicated to sharing stories of inspiring women.
Courtesy of Rabbi Janie Grackin
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Rosh Hodesh Hanukkah, a night dedicated to sharing stories of inspiring women.
Courtesy of Rabbi Janie Grackin

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Happy Hanukkah from JWA!

In November, JWA set up a community art project to honor the women who light up our lives at the Brookline First Lights Festival. Footage from that event was used to create this video.

Roslyn Bernstein's Daughter Julia at the Educational Alliance Coop Nursery School

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Roslyn Bernstein's daughter Julia sits in the middle, wearing the Educational Alliance Coop Nursery t-shirt that was designed by Mimi Gross (Chaim Gross's daughter). Mimi's daughter Saskia Grooms is sitting to the left of Julia on the teacher's lap.

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Roslyn Bernstein's daughter Julia sits in the middle, wearing the Educational Alliance Coop Nursery t-shirt that was designed by Mimi Gross (Chaim Gross's daughter). Mimi's daughter Saskia Grooms is sitting to the left of Julia on the teacher's lap.

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The Hanukkah bush: Raising Jewish kids in downtown NYC

For those of you not around New York City in the 1970s, raising children was a challenge. City parks were infested with drug dealers and street crime was high.

Eating Jewish: Aloo Gobi Latkes

It’s that time of year again when food blogs and websites are filled with recipes for latkes and other fried delicacies for Hanukkah, and kitchens (along with the cooks!) begin to smell of all things deep fried. As my thoughts turned to the latkes I was going to make for Eating Jewish, I knew I wanted to do something different.

Aloo Gobi Latkes

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Aloo gobi latkes inspired by Indian cuisine.

Photo by Katherine Romanow.

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Aloo gobi latkes inspired by Indian cuisine.

Photo by Katherine Romanow.

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Telling the whole Hanukkah story

Hanukkah isn't only a story about Judah Maccabee and the miracle of the oil.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Hanukkah." (Viewed on May 2, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/hanukkah>.

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