For the one out of every 133 Americans who have Celiac disease or another form of gluten intolerance, celebrating holidays can take some extra effort and planning. Mom, Jewish educator and author Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer didn’t want gluten-intolerant people, like her son, to be left out of the fun, so she created 18 gluten-free recipes for the occasion.
Mass. Native Creates Jewish Alternative to Elf on a Shelf
A Massachusetts native says his “elf envy” led to creating a holiday alternative to “Elf on the Shelf” for Jewish kids during Hanukkah.
From CBS Boston
When I was growing up I always learned that Hanukkah was a holiday about defending the Jewish people against assimilation; now that I’m an adult and in an interfaith family, that feels like an awkward thing to teach my kids. How do I teach the story in a way that doesn’t feel like it’s critiquing our own family’s existence?
The true meaning of Hanukkah, which is one of the messages author Jane Sutton seeks to impart in her new book, has a lot in common with that of Thanksgiving: thinking about others.
Coming together in the kitchen and around the table are some of the best ways to build lasting memories, create family traditions and continue the centuries-old rituals of the Jewish people.
This song is based on Mike Tompkins’s a cappella version of Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite.”
What’s Chanukah, you ask? Spin yourself back in time to learn the story about why we celebrate miracles in the darkest and coldest part of the year.
This season education director Shari Churwin is reminded that, as Jews, we are supposed to live each day with what Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel called “an attitude of gratitude.”
Teachers at Yal-Day-New Day Care Center Inc. swear by these toddler-approved holiday treats.
Teachers at Yal-Day-New Day Care Center Inc. share their favorite holiday activities for parents to enjoy with their toddlers at home.