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Jewish Holidays

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

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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.

Are the Fountainheads my answer?

Last week after the release of Aish's terrible "Chanukah Jewish Rock of Ages" video, I asked: Where are the progressive Jewish viral videos? Are the Ein Prat Fountainheads my answer?

"Lights Vol. 2: A Hanukkah Music Sampler"

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"Lights Vol. 2: A Hanukkah Music Sampler," with Craig Taubman and Friends.
"Lights Vol. 2: A Hanukkah Music Sampler," with Craig Taubman and Friends.

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'Tis the season (to start listening to Hanukkah tunes!)

If my friends who celebrate Christmas use the day after Thanksgiving as their start date for listening to holiday music, then so shall I.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jewish Holidays." (Viewed on February 12, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/jewish-holidays>.

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