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November 20, 2015  RSS feed
Culture

Historic Jewish Iraqi items on display in Miami Beach

On May 6, 2003, just days after the coalition forces went into Baghdad, American soldiers entered Saddam Hussein’s flooded intelligence building. In the basement, lying underneath 4 feet of water, they found thousands of books and documents relating to the Jewish community of Iraq – materials that had belonged to the synagogues and Jewish organizations in Baghdad. More...

Non gift-centric ideas to celebrate Hanukkah

Despite Hanukkah being one of the few Jewish holidays not mentioned in the Torah, it gets a lot of play – pun intended. Shmuel Arnold of Baltimore recalls how while growing up in a secular Jewish household, his parents made an extra effort to give Hanukkah gifts every night. Sometimes they needed to get creative, like wrapping socks or delivering a gift from an extended family member.  More...

For Hanukkah, breakfast latkes 2 ways

I first tasted latkes for brunch at a trendy eatery on the Lower East Side about six years ago. Since then, I’ve seen them across the country on brunch menus everywhere from diners to Michelin Star restaurants.  More...

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