Ah, The Festival of Lights, that time of year that is so cozy and has most Jews plotzing with warm memories of their childhoods.
Chanukah has everything people want in a holiday: the light and warmth of the Menorah; presents; family time; latkes and donuts; fun and games (dreidel and cards), and community gatherings. Seeking a new spin on latke-making recipes? Here are some options that are not like Grandma’s.
The Maccabees might have fought off the Syrian-Greeks long ago, but their tale of fighting for what they believed in and sticking up for their culture and religion, is a tale worth telling over and over. And, to commemorate the miracle of the enduring cruse of oil, as Adam Sandler would say it: we’ve got Eight Crazy Nights.