Two holidays in one? I’m not so sure.

There was a time when Eric and I shared a love for The O.C. In the days before OnDemand, one of the most romantic things that my future husband ever did was to take copious notes of the 2004 season premiere when I was stuck at a community meeting that night and couldn’t watch it […]

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Hanukkah Parent School Visits

All over the country, volunteer parents are visiting their child’s classrooms and representing the entire Jewish people in 15 minutes or less. If this is you, here are some suggestions to make your visit educational, fun and positive.

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Delicious and Easy Sephardic Donuts

Easy Hanukkah recipe for the Sephardic treat bu?uelos, donuts.

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Eight Nights of Hanukkah Family Time

Since Hanukkah was about spending time together when I was a kid, that’s what we’re doing with our family now.

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How To Make Latkes

Ever wonder how to make the yummy Hanukkah treats? This video teaches you how to make your own latkes – potato pancakes – in a variety of flavors.

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Grandparents and the December Dilemma

As grandparents, how can you navigate the December holidays with your grandchildren? How do you balance Hanukkah with their other grandparents’ holiday?

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Christmukkah??

So, I ask you– can a strong Jewish household celebrate a very not Jewish holiday? How do you navigate your own feelings?

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Hanukkah Books for Kids

Great books to read with your kids as you get ready for the holiday of Hanukkah, learn more about its story.

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Changing Our Preschool For the Better

The biggest lesson learned was outside the preschool: creating an inclusive environment for all kids, regardless of cultural or religious background.

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Remarkable Grandparents and The Screaming Latke

Review of three children’s books: Papa Jethro, Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family Story and The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story.

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