Rabbi Julie Schonfeld: What Hanukkah can teach us about preserving sacred space

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld writes about the effects of Superstorm Sandy on her family, the importance of preserving natural resources and how that correlates with the... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2012


Utah's Jewish community lights up season, lives with menorah

Members of the Utah's Jewish community gathered Sunday night for a Hanukkah celebration and the lighting of a large menorah at Gallivan Plaza. In addition to rousing... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2012


First candles lit in beginning of Hanukkah festival

Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial lamps that symbolize triumph over oppression. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2012


Edible gifts show off Hanukkah's delicious side

For probably no reason beyond proximity on the calendar, Hanukkah and Christmas tend to get lumped together. Traditionally, the holidays actually have little in common. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2012


Jewish Shavuot celebrates gift of the Torah

For observant Jews, nothing is more definitive of their life and faith than the Torah. So it stands to reason that Shavuot, the second of the three scripturally... Read more »

May 27, 2012

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