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    Shabbat: How To

    A question was once posed to Rebbe Nachman of Breslev, the great 18th Century Hassidic
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    Challah in a Bag

    Get the children excited about the Sabbath by involving them in preparations. They love to
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    Sabbath

    God sanctifies places and things to communicate to His people. He set apart the ark
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    Why Would a Christian Observe Passover?

    # Passover Teaches us About Jesus
    # The Early Christians Observed Passover
    # The Seder is a Special Fellowship with God
    # Passover is a Biblical Command

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    How to Spell Hanukkah

    In English there are at least 16 ways to spell it, including: Channuka, Channukah, Chanuka, Chanukah, Chanuko, Hannuka, Hannukah, Hanuka, Hanukah, Hanukkah, Kanukkah, Khannuka, Khannukah, Khanuka, Khanukah, Khanukkah, and Xanuka.

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    Jewish Customs of Hanukkah

    Jewish tradition sought to embellish these days of celebration. It is the practice to have festive meals for the eight days, and in addition to Latkes, jelly doughnuts fried in oil became popular. (Both symbolize the miracle of the oil.) Other popular sources of joy are the Hanukkah gifts and Hanukkah gelt (money.) The major […]

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    Potato Latkes Symbolism and Recipes

    Shredded potatoes, grated onions bound with flour, salt and eggs, then fried in oil. Hey, that sounds like a potato pancake! Well, it is, however, there is a difference between a Hanukkah latke and a plain old everyday potato pancake.

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    Lighting the Menorah

    The Traditional Way to Light the Menorah The first blessing thanks God for the commandment to “kindle the Hanukkah lights.” We therefore recite the blessing before lighting the candles, and then proceed to carry out the commandment. The second blessing praises God for the miracle the candles publicize, and is therefore said as the candles […]