Every week, Rabbi Yael Buechler paints her nails. Only, unlike most of us, she isn’t on the prowl for the new Essie obsession. Every manicure has a purpose: to represent that week’s Torah portion. From The Jewish Daily Forward
When Rabbi David Paskin, a congregational rabbi outside of Boston and the co-head of Kehillah Schechter Academy, heard that Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah would fall on the same day this year, he knew it was a chance for families to have fun. From JTA
This booklet explains the history of Hanukkah, the symbolism and significance of lighting candles for eight nights, the blessings that accompany the lighting of the candles, the holiday’s foods, the game of dreidel and more.