Hanukkah http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Hanukkah en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:50:16 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Thanksgivukkah shines light on modern Jewish culture http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589166/Thanksgivukkah-shines-light-on-modern-Jewish-culture.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589166/Thanksgivukkah-shines-light-on-modern-Jewish-culture.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588057/US-Jews-readying-for-Thanksgivukkah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587867/Hobby-Lobby-apologizes-announces-some-stores-to-carry-Jewish-holiday-items.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587542/Hobby-Lobby-under-fire-due-to-absence-of-Hanukkah-products.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569193/Holy-month-Religious-observances-of-myriad-faiths-fill-December-calendar.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568826/Book-review-Glitch-is-a-Christmas-story-of-greed-giving.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617485/Rabbi-Julie-Schonfeld-What-Hanukkah-can-teach-us-about-preserving-sacred-space.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568420/Utahs-Jewish-community-lights-up-season-lives-with-menorah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617381/First-candles-lit-in-beginning-of-Hanukkah-festival.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616516/Edible-gifts-show-off-Hanukkahs-delicious-side.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765578616/Jewish-Shavuot-celebrates-gift-of-the-Torah.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211148/Israel-warms-up-to-New-Years-Soviet-style.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210900/Cuban-Jewish-leaders-meet-with-jailed-American.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210743/Cuban-Jewish-leaders-meet-with-jailed-American.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700209656/Menorah-lawsuit-is-resolved-in-time-for-Hanukkah-but-bad-feelings-linger.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208908/In-Israel-a-higher-profile-for-Christmas.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208728/Pressing-on-and-keeping-our-promises.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700208557/Utah-Jews-to-mark-Hanukkah-with-ceremony-at-Governors-Mansion.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395667/Christmas-FHE-ideas.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205615/Pennsylvania-town-wont-include-atheist-banner-in-holiday-display.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205582/Obama-celebrates-Hanukkah-at-White-House.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700201221/Classic-Hanukkah--a-slowly-braised-brisket.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700200573/Want-a-great-brisket-You-need-to-take-your-time.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700139445/Bill-aims-to-memorialize-chaplains.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700128669/Bill-aims-to-honor-Jewish-chaplains-at-Arlington.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090771/Hobbies-Picture-perfect-candles.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700090040/Vandalism-mars-Hanukkah-in-Ind-college-town.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700089669/Surviving-babys-first-holiday-How-to-make-sure-everyone-gets-equal-face-time-with-baby-this.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088744/Photo-Hanukkah-candles-lit.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088708/Raul-Castro-celebrates-Hanukkah-with-Cuban-Jews.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088321/Kids-Krafts-Hanukkah-craft-honors-Maccabees-triumph.html 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 Local Jewish groups are holding Hanukkah events http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088163/Local-Jewish-groups-are-holding-Hanukkah-events.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700088163/Local-Jewish-groups-are-holding-Hanukkah-events.html Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is now under way through much of next week. Fri, 03 Dec 2010 19:03:12 MST Israel fire kills 41 as international help arrives http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700087893/Israel-fire-kills-41-as-international-help-arrives.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700087893/Israel-fire-kills-41-as-international-help-arrives.html The death toll from Israel's worst fire ever reached 41 on Friday as firefighting crews and equipment from around the world... Fri, 03 Dec 2010 00:36:16 MST Photos: Candles aglow for Hanukkah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700087865/Photos-Candles-aglow--for-Hanukkah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700087865/Photos-Candles-aglow--for-Hanukkah.html Former U.S. Ambassador John Price, left, and Rabbi Benny Zippel of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah light a menorah Thursday at the... Thu, 02 Dec 2010 22:59:38 MST Toast Hanukkah with kosher spirits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700087311/Toast-Hanukkah-with-kosher-spirits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700087311/Toast-Hanukkah-with-kosher-spirits.html Kosher drinkers have more to cheer about this holiday season as a growing number spirits producers seek — and receive... Wed, 01 Dec 2010 12:04:12 MST German Jews celebrate beginning of Hanukkah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700087220/German-Jews-celebrate-beginning-of-Hanukkah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700087220/German-Jews-celebrate-beginning-of-Hanukkah.html Leaders of Berlin's Jewish community on Wednesday set up a six-meter (20-foot) tall menorah for Hanukkah against the backdrop... Wed, 01 Dec 2010 07:53:13 MST Holy latke! Is it Hanukkah already? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086649/Holy-latke-Is-it-Hanukkah-already.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086649/Holy-latke-Is-it-Hanukkah-already.html ark Sobel, the spiritual leader of a Reform-rooted synagogue in Burbank, Calif., enjoys "winter" carols come Hanukkah and... Mon, 29 Nov 2010 13:25:28 MST Use food to keep teens involved in Hanukkah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086581/Use-food-to-keep-teens-involved-in-Hanukkah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086581/Use-food-to-keep-teens-involved-in-Hanukkah.html ays, it takes a lot more than a rousing game of spinning the dreidel or some gold foil covered chocolate coins to keep kids... Mon, 29 Nov 2010 09:31:03 MST Hanukkah traditions celebrated via Mexican foods http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086578/Hanukkah-traditions-celebrated-via-Mexican-foods.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700086578/Hanukkah-traditions-celebrated-via-Mexican-foods.html ny Gerson's grandparents left Russia early last century they had no idea their Hanukkah table someday would be filled with... Mon, 29 Nov 2010 09:10:33 MST Literary footnotes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700085894/Literary-footnotes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700085894/Literary-footnotes.html Benchmark Books, 3269 S. Main, will host a book signing with Edward Leo Lyman, editor of "Candid Insights of a Mormon... Sat, 27 Nov 2010 14:00:00 MST Utah churches in the news http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700085914/Utah-churches-in-the-news.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700085914/Utah-churches-in-the-news.html Advent Vespers at S.L. cathedral Fri, 26 Nov 2010 15:26:33 MST Hobbies: Holiday place-card holders http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700081507/Hobbies-Holiday-place-card-holders.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700081507/Hobbies-Holiday-place-card-holders.html Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year's offer many opportunities to host friends and family for casual and formal... Sat, 13 Nov 2010 12:29:14 MST