Posts Tagged ‘ hanukkah ’

The Slippery History of Jews & Olive Oil

December 2, 2013
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olive-oil

What’s so holy about olive oil? On Hanukkah, olive oil is a part of the story. According to the Talmud the Maccabees only found one sealed vessel of consecrated olive oil with which to light the Menorah. To celebrate the eight days of overtime that oil worked, we break out the oil for our…

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The Secret History of Hanukkah

November 27, 2013
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secret-hanukkah

Everything your Hebrew school taught you about the miracle of Hanukkah is a lie. According to the Book…

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Cool, Kitschy Hanukkah Gifts 2013

November 19, 2013
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goticka-2

Happy Hanukkah, Jewniverse! Check out our wacky, kitschy Hanukkah gift picks for 2013. Don’t all go rush…

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Hanukkah Kitsch Photo Contest!

December 7, 2012
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jewniverse-hanukkah-contest

Calling everyone who loves Hanukkah kitsch! Calling everyone…

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‘Twas the Night Before Hanukkah

November 30, 2012
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twas-the-night

In comedian Lenny Bruce’s famous “Jewish vs. Goyish”…

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All Around-the-Jewniverse Hanukkah Gift Guide

November 28, 2012
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cholent-the-game

With Hanukkah just around the corner, it’s time…

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The Ugly Hanukkah Sweater

November 27, 2012
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ugly-sweater

Everybody can spot the Dreaded Christmas Sweater from…

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Hanukkah Music

December 20, 2011
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beernukiah

Lighting the family menorah can be a two-second affair. How…

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Hanukkah Presents

December 19, 2011
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hanukkah-gifts

Before the 19th century, there wasn’t a Jewish…

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Free Mp3 to Rock Your Hanukkah

December 1, 2010
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MP3 to rock your hanukkah

How do you make your Hanukkah a little…

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A Boy, a Deity, and a Menorah

December 1, 2010
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A boy a deity and a menorah

Todd and God are at it again. You…

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Upping the Dreidel Ante

November 22, 2010
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upping the dreidel ante

Sure, sure–playing dreidel is a centuries-old Jewish tradition, and…

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