Here come the holidays! I love warm colors. I prefer gold to silver, red to blue. So you can imagine how much I want to change up the “traditional” colors of Hanukkah. Years ago I bought some gorgeous gold and red Hanukkah wrapping paper at my synagogue’s gift shop. It hit me – I don’t…Read More »
A big part of the fun of holidays — like Christmas — is the decorations, the spiffy seasonal accessories. Hanukkah can come up pretty short in this regard and that’s natural since this minor Jewish holiday has nowhere near the glamour of Christmas. But there are still things you can do to decorate and accessorize…Read More »
Bimuelos (Sephardic doughnuts)
(Photo credit: Israel Jewish News blog) When Ramadan fell over Hanukkah we had some Muslim friends over. They made a fried honey cookie and I made Bimuelos! Bimuelos 2 packages yeast 1 1/3 cups warm water 1 egg ½ tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla 1 Tbsp melted butter or margarine 3 c….Read More »
Cooking Jewish Whether You’re Jewish or Not: Hanukkah…Thanksgivukkah!
This year Hanukkah begins on Thanksgiving! That has given way to fun, silly words like Thanksgivnukkah. How can you blend your second night of Hanukkah with Thanksgiving? We’ll introduce you to some new recipes that are right for both holidays – like sweet potato latkes and pecan rugelach. Want to plan a Hanukkah Party? We’ll…Read More »
What can we do for Hanukkah?
There are Hanukkah events going on all around the bay. Find some of the below. Email me with others you want to share. Light some lights! Have some fun! Light It Up! Casino Royale Style Join hundreds of young adults for the most rockin’ Hanukkah party in the South Bay! The evening will feature DJ,…Read More »
Hanukah for Adults
Come together to light holiday candles, participate in stimulating workshops, make menorahs, and enjoy live music, drinks, and dessert! 7:00 – 7:15 Candle lighting & Song (You are welcome to bring your own menorah & candles and join in the lighting!) 7:20pm Workshops. Choose from: * Dawn Kepler – The Scents & Tastes of the…Read More »