Hanukkah http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Hanukkah en-us Copyright 2016, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:01 MST Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:17:30 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 7 ways universities can begin to challenge anti-Semitism on campus http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623047/7-ways-universities-can-begin-to-challenge-anti-Semitism-on-campus.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865623047/7-ways-universities-can-begin-to-challenge-anti-Semitism-on-campus.html?pg=all I attended a university with many Jewish students. One year during Hanukkah, a student lit a menorah in his dorm room, left... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:30:00 MST 15 signs that you're addicted to your Fitbit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865622696/15-signs-that-youre-addicted-to-your-Fitbit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865622696/15-signs-that-youre-addicted-to-your-Fitbit.html?pg=all For many, attaining the basic Fitbit goal of 10,000 steps a day provides a substantial challenge. But for those prone to... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:55:00 MST Jews look for ways to keep their heritage alive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618861/Jews-look-for-ways-to-keep-their-heritage-alive.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618861/Jews-look-for-ways-to-keep-their-heritage-alive.html?pg=all Adherents of the world's oldest monotheistic religion discuss the future of Judaism. Sat, 03 Jan 2015 00:05:00 MST This is what going to church does to you http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618514/This-is-what-going-to-church-does-to-you.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618514/This-is-what-going-to-church-does-to-you.html?pg=all Do you attend religious services often? If so, you're more likely to be happy, according to a new study from The Austin... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 16:10:00 MST In our opinion: Un-merry 'PC' Christmas — holiday political correctness getting out of hand http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618301/Un-merry-PC-Christmas-2-holiday-political-correctness-getting-out-of-hand.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618301/Un-merry-PC-Christmas-2-holiday-political-correctness-getting-out-of-hand.html?pg=all Is the Christmas holiday falling victim to political correctness? More often than not, political correctness calls for... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST North Ogden to make Nativity display more inclusive of other faiths http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618257/North-Ogden-to-make-Nativity-display-more-inclusive-of-other-faiths.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618257/North-Ogden-to-make-Nativity-display-more-inclusive-of-other-faiths.html?pg=all Responding to complaints about a Nativity display in front of City Hall, North Ogden leaders hope to make the display more... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:25:00 MST Local Jewish leaders share thoughts on Hanukkah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618132/Local-Jewish-leaders-share-thoughts-on-Hanukkah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618132/Local-Jewish-leaders-share-thoughts-on-Hanukkah.html?pg=all Local Jewish leaders share their thoughts about Hanukkah. The holiday runs from Dec. 17 through Dec. 24. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:55:00 MST Happy holidays, everyone! http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617995/Happy-holidays-everyone.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617995/Happy-holidays-everyone.html?pg=all In December, most of our neighbors drop off cookies and other holiday treats. My gift has always been this homemade applesauce. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:15:44 MST 16 of the coolest religious holiday displays from around the world http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618246/16-of-the-coolest-religious-holiday-displays-from-around-the-world.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618246/16-of-the-coolest-religious-holiday-displays-from-around-the-world.html?pg=all Want to see what Christmas and Hanukkah look like across the world? Check out these 16 photos. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:00:00 MST Tired of interruptions, one priest found the best way to silence all cellphones http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617925/Tired-of-interruptions-one-priest-found-the-best-way-to-silence-all-cellphones.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617925/Tired-of-interruptions-one-priest-found-the-best-way-to-silence-all-cellphones.html?pg=all A Roman Catholic priest in Naples, Italy, is fed up with the sound of cellphones interrupting masses and funerals. His... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:00:00 MST Public menorah displays celebrate 40 years of lighting Hanukkah for all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617917/Public-menorah-displays-celebrate-40-years-of-lighting-Hanukkah-for-all.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617917/Public-menorah-displays-celebrate-40-years-of-lighting-Hanukkah-for-all.html?pg=all Four decades of public Menorah displays — showing the eight-branch candelabra to communities around the world —... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:30:00 MST Share light with others, governor says at Hanukkah event http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617879/Share-light-with-others-governor-says-at-Hanukkah-event.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617879/Share-light-with-others-governor-says-at-Hanukkah-event.html?pg=all Rabbi Benny Zippel, of the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah, joined Gov. Gary Herbert and other dignitaries for a menorah lighting... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:30:00 MST Biden marks start of Hanukkah at national menorah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664458/Biden-marks-start-of-Hanukkah-at-national-menorah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664458/Biden-marks-start-of-Hanukkah-at-national-menorah.html?pg=all The smell of latkes — fresh potato pancakes — wafted over the National Mall on Tuesday as Vice President Joe... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:23:47 MST Beginning of Hanukkah marked with celebrations, light http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617786/Beginning-of-Hanukkah-marked-with-celebrations-light.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617786/Beginning-of-Hanukkah-marked-with-celebrations-light.html?pg=all Jews throughout the world will kick off eight days of Hanukkah celebrations Tuesday. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:12:09 MST ValueSpeak: By heritage and by faith http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617613/ValueSpeak-By-heritage-and-by-faith.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617613/ValueSpeak-By-heritage-and-by-faith.html?pg=all The role religion is supposed to play in our lives is that more we live it and the more sincerely we practice it, the more it... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 06:15:00 MST Oy vey, holidays! Does Hanukkah wannabe Christmas? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662598/Oy-vey-holidays-Does-Hanukkah-wannabe-Christmas.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765662598/Oy-vey-holidays-Does-Hanukkah-wannabe-Christmas.html?pg=all Christmas has Elf on the Shelf. Now Hanukkah has Mensch on a Bench — not to mention Maccabee on the Mantel. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:35:00 MST Trick or Peeps! Holiday creep extends to Halloween http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661149/Trick-or-Peeps-Holiday-creep-extends-to-Halloween.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661149/Trick-or-Peeps-Holiday-creep-extends-to-Halloween.html?pg=all Holiday creep, it seems, is here to stay, and it's spookier than it used to be. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:13:02 MDT Thanksgivukkah shines light on modern Jewish culture http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589166/Thanksgivukkah-shines-light-on-modern-Jewish-culture.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589166/Thanksgivukkah-shines-light-on-modern-Jewish-culture.html?pg=all American Jews are celebrating Thanksgivukkah — a super holiday created by the overlap of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving... Sun, 27 Oct 2013 04:00:00 MDT U.S. Jews readying for Thanksgivukkah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588057/US-Jews-readying-for-Thanksgivukkah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588057/US-Jews-readying-for-Thanksgivukkah.html?pg=all The United States’ Jewish population is readying for a rare superholiday this year — Thanksgivukkah. The Jewish... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 17:30:00 MDT Hobby Lobby apologizes, announces some stores to carry Jewish holiday items http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587867/Hobby-Lobby-apologizes-announces-some-stores-to-carry-Jewish-holiday-items.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587867/Hobby-Lobby-apologizes-announces-some-stores-to-carry-Jewish-holiday-items.html?pg=all Hobby Lobby will begin carrying Jewish holiday items after receiving criticism last week for not selling such merchandise. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:45:00 MDT Hobby Lobby under fire due to absence of Hanukkah products http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587542/Hobby-Lobby-under-fire-due-to-absence-of-Hanukkah-products.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587542/Hobby-Lobby-under-fire-due-to-absence-of-Hanukkah-products.html?pg=all Hobby Lobby, a Christian-owned arts and crafts company, has been under fire recently for its absence of Hanukkah and other... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 18:50:00 MDT Holy month: Religious observances of myriad faiths fill December calendar http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569193/Holy-month-Religious-observances-of-myriad-faiths-fill-December-calendar.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569193/Holy-month-Religious-observances-of-myriad-faiths-fill-December-calendar.html?pg=all December is filled with "holy days" — and not just the ones you are probably thinking of. The month includes... Fri, 21 Dec 2012 05:00:00 MST Book review: 'Glitch' is a Christmas story of greed, giving http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568826/Book-review-Glitch-is-a-Christmas-story-of-greed-giving.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568826/Book-review-Glitch-is-a-Christmas-story-of-greed-giving.html?pg=all Aldo Zelnick is a 10-year-old boy with a plan. He has found a way to get everything he wants for Christmas. His plan seems... Sat, 15 Dec 2012 12:00:00 MST Rabbi Julie Schonfeld: What Hanukkah can teach us about preserving sacred space http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617485/Rabbi-Julie-Schonfeld-What-Hanukkah-can-teach-us-about-preserving-sacred-space.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617485/Rabbi-Julie-Schonfeld-What-Hanukkah-can-teach-us-about-preserving-sacred-space.html?pg=all Rabbi Julie Schonfeld writes about the effects of Superstorm Sandy on her family, the importance of preserving natural... Mon, 10 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Utah's Jewish community lights up season, lives with menorah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568420/Utahs-Jewish-community-lights-up-season-lives-with-menorah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568420/Utahs-Jewish-community-lights-up-season-lives-with-menorah.html?pg=all Members of the Utah's Jewish community gathered Sunday night for a Hanukkah celebration and the lighting of a large menorah... Sun, 09 Dec 2012 21:28:50 MST First candles lit in beginning of Hanukkah festival http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617381/First-candles-lit-in-beginning-of-Hanukkah-festival.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617381/First-candles-lit-in-beginning-of-Hanukkah-festival.html?pg=all Jews around the world ushered in the eight-day Hanukkah festival Saturday evening, lighting the first candles of ceremonial... Sat, 08 Dec 2012 23:52:06 MST Edible gifts show off Hanukkah's delicious side http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616516/Edible-gifts-show-off-Hanukkahs-delicious-side.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616516/Edible-gifts-show-off-Hanukkahs-delicious-side.html?pg=all For probably no reason beyond proximity on the calendar, Hanukkah and Christmas tend to get lumped together. Traditionally,... Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:51:57 MST Jewish Shavuot celebrates gift of the Torah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578616/Jewish-Shavuot-celebrates-gift-of-the-Torah.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578616/Jewish-Shavuot-celebrates-gift-of-the-Torah.html?pg=all For observant Jews, nothing is more definitive of their life and faith than the Torah. So it stands to reason that Shavuot,... Sun, 27 May 2012 05:00:00 MDT Israel warms up to New Year's, Soviet-style http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211148/Israel-warms-up-to-New-Years-Soviet-style.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211148/Israel-warms-up-to-New-Years-Soviet-style.html?pg=all For years, many Israelis got a little jittery as New Year's Eve approached. Fri, 30 Dec 2011 02:05:45 MST Cuban Jewish leaders meet with jailed American http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210900/Cuban-Jewish-leaders-meet-with-jailed-American.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210900/Cuban-Jewish-leaders-meet-with-jailed-American.html?pg=all An American government contractor jailed in Cuba is in good spirits and fine health, but anxious to get home to his family... Thu, 29 Dec 2011 09:50:23 MST Cuban Jewish leaders meet with jailed American http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210743/Cuban-Jewish-leaders-meet-with-jailed-American.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210743/Cuban-Jewish-leaders-meet-with-jailed-American.html?pg=all An American government contractor jailed in Cuba is in good spirits and fine health, but anxious to get home to his family... Wed, 28 Dec 2011 18:50:21 MST Menorah lawsuit is resolved in time for Hanukkah, but bad feelings linger http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209656/Menorah-lawsuit-is-resolved-in-time-for-Hanukkah-but-bad-feelings-linger.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209656/Menorah-lawsuit-is-resolved-in-time-for-Hanukkah-but-bad-feelings-linger.html?pg=all LEESBURG, Fla. — The menorah inside the social hall of a Forida retirement community costs more than a flat-screen TV... Mon, 26 Dec 2011 05:00:00 MST In Israel, a higher profile for Christmas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208908/In-Israel-a-higher-profile-for-Christmas.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208908/In-Israel-a-higher-profile-for-Christmas.html?pg=all The founders of Neve Shaanan, a neighborhood in southern Tel Aviv, planned their streets in the shape of a seven-branched... Wed, 21 Dec 2011 01:00:21 MST New Harmony: Pressing on and keeping our promises http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208728/Pressing-on-and-keeping-our-promises.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208728/Pressing-on-and-keeping-our-promises.html?pg=all Over the centuries, Dec. 21 has taken on a full load of baggage. Thu, 22 Dec 2011 05:00:00 MST Utah Jews to mark Hanukkah with ceremony at Governor's Mansion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208557/Utah-Jews-to-mark-Hanukkah-with-ceremony-at-Governors-Mansion.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208557/Utah-Jews-to-mark-Hanukkah-with-ceremony-at-Governors-Mansion.html?pg=all For millions of Jews all around the world, the message of Hanukkah is a message of light, both literally and figuratively. Tue, 20 Dec 2011 00:07:39 MST Today in the Bloggernacle: Christmas FHE ideas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395667/Christmas-FHE-ideas.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395667/Christmas-FHE-ideas.html?pg=all Looking for a Christmas family home evening idea for tonight? The blogs have many creative and Jesus Christ-centered ones to... Mon, 12 Dec 2011 06:28:32 MST Pennsylvania town won't include atheist banner in holiday display http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205615/Pennsylvania-town-wont-include-atheist-banner-in-holiday-display.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205615/Pennsylvania-town-wont-include-atheist-banner-in-holiday-display.html?pg=all A western Pennsylvania mayor refused to include a banner from an atheist group that says "there are no gods" as part of a... Sat, 10 Dec 2011 05:00:00 MST Obama celebrates Hanukkah at White House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205582/Obama-celebrates-Hanukkah-at-White-House.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205582/Obama-celebrates-Hanukkah-at-White-House.html?pg=all WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is marking Hanukkah as a story of "faith over doubt." Fri, 09 Dec 2011 11:07:00 MST http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201221/Classic-Hanukkah--a-slowly-braised-brisket.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201221/Classic-Hanukkah--a-slowly-braised-brisket.html?pg=all A beef brisket supper is associated with many of the Jewish holidays, but perhaps none more regularly than Hanukkah. And... Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:15:17 MST Want a great brisket? You need to take your time http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200573/Want-a-great-brisket-You-need-to-take-your-time.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200573/Want-a-great-brisket-You-need-to-take-your-time.html?pg=all has become an unfortunate joke. Too often this staple of Hanukkah meals is tough, tasteless and gray. Wed, 23 Nov 2011 07:50:46 MST Bill aims to memorialize chaplains http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700139445/Bill-aims-to-memorialize-chaplains.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700139445/Bill-aims-to-memorialize-chaplains.html?pg=all Fri, 27 May 2011 17:14:52 MDT Bill aims to honor Jewish chaplains at Arlington http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700128669/Bill-aims-to-honor-Jewish-chaplains-at-Arlington.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700128669/Bill-aims-to-honor-Jewish-chaplains-at-Arlington.html?pg=all Vera Silberberg was almost 4 when her father, a military chaplain, was killed in a plane crash in Vietnam while flying to... Wed, 20 Apr 2011 03:55:18 MDT Hobbies: Picture-perfect candles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090771/Hobbies-Picture-perfect-candles.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090771/Hobbies-Picture-perfect-candles.html?pg=all Celebrations like Christmas and Hanukkah combine family events like holiday decorating and gift giving, and both can become... Sat, 11 Dec 2010 13:34:13 MST Vandalism mars Hanukkah in Ind. college town http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090040/Vandalism-mars-Hanukkah-in-Ind-college-town.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090040/Vandalism-mars-Hanukkah-in-Ind-college-town.html?pg=all When Indiana University student Carl Corenblum found a rock and shattered window at the Chabad House Jewish Center near... Thu, 09 Dec 2010 04:58:29 MST Surviving baby's first holiday: How to make sure everyone gets equal face time with baby this holiday season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700089669/Surviving-babys-first-holiday-How-to-make-sure-everyone-gets-equal-face-time-with-baby-this.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700089669/Surviving-babys-first-holiday-How-to-make-sure-everyone-gets-equal-face-time-with-baby-this.html?pg=all What are holidays like with a new baby? Let us break it down for you: Grandma A invites you over for the whole week of... Wed, 08 Dec 2010 12:25:11 MST Photo: Hanukkah candles lit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088744/Photo-Hanukkah-candles-lit.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088744/Photo-Hanukkah-candles-lit.html?pg=all A crowd gathers to enjoy a menorah lighting hosted by Chabad Lubavitch of Utah Sunday at the Gallivan Center. Sun, 05 Dec 2010 23:02:08 MST Raul Castro celebrates Hanukkah with Cuban Jews http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088708/Raul-Castro-celebrates-Hanukkah-with-Cuban-Jews.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088708/Raul-Castro-celebrates-Hanukkah-with-Cuban-Jews.html?pg=all President Raul Castro celebrated Hanukkah on Sunday with Cuba's tiny Jewish community, a heavily symbolic act at a time when... Sun, 05 Dec 2010 20:54:53 MST Kids' Krafts: Hanukkah craft honors Maccabees' triumph http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088321/Kids-Krafts-Hanukkah-craft-honors-Maccabees-triumph.html?pg=all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088321/Kids-Krafts-Hanukkah-craft-honors-Maccabees-triumph.html?pg=all Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of the Lights, begins at sundown Wednesday and ends Dec. 9. The... Sat, 04 Dec 2010 11:02:40 MST