My husband comes from a Christian family, but we’ve decided to raise our family Jewish. With Hanukkah coming up, we were wondering about putting Hanukkah lights up on our house, like my husband used to do. What are the customs around that?
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
You might find that while Thanksgiving is normally a convergence of certain friends or family members, and Hanukkah is normally celebrated with other loved ones, this dual holiday will bring new people together. Here are a few things to think about as you plan for your gathering, whether you’re a host or a guest.