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Hanukkah

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  • Layers of paint, textures, talent define Sugarloaf fest

    Layers of paint, textures, talent define Sugarloaf fest
    As soon as you walk through the door, you know this couldn't be anything but an artist's studio. Canvases are stacked against the walls. Paints and art supplies are arranged on shelves. Three large tables fill the middle of the work space. Smadar Livne'...
  • Wintertime has its own holidays, but they mostly fall flat [column]

    For a lot of years now, I've been convinced that somewhere between Halloween and the week before Thanksgiving, American society largely grinds to a halt for the holiday season. Aside from essential activities, just about every waking hour is consumed...
  • Thanksgiving restaurant dining options in Baltimore

    These are some of the restaurants that will be open for Thanksgiving service. In most cases, reservations are required or advised. Prices and times are subject to change. Always call first. The Capital Grille (500 E Pratt St., 443-703-4064,...
  • Native Americans' true past informs their future

    Native Americans' true past informs their future
    Every major cultural, ethnic and racial group in the United States sets aside time to celebrate its heritage and accomplishments. Some notable occasions like Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanza serve as reminders that we are a pastiche of nations and histories,...
  • Bond Mill winter concert lights up holiday season [West Laurel]

    Bond Mill Elementary's winter concert kicked off the holiday season in a big way. As usual, there was a full house, and Principal Justin FitzGerald greeted the anxious crowd. Vocal director Rolanda Brown waited as the fourth- and fifth-grade students...
  • Giving thanks for successful membership drive, beauty of falling leaves [Rodgers Forge]

    The Rodgers Forge membership campaign has been such an overwhelming success that chair Dave Crockett has extended it through Thanksgiving. Sponsored by the Rodgers Forge Community Association (RFCA), the resounding response to the campaign has heartened...
  • For local students, holidays mean helping the less fortunate [North Laurel/Savage]

    Hanukkah has ended and Christmas and Kwanzaa are about to begin. Students are counting the minutes till they start their winter break. You can tell it's the end of the year. Reservoir and Hammond High had food drives before the end of the year to help...
  • The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]

    The War on Christmas is old news [Commentary]
    How many times have you heard about the "War on Christmas" over the years, particularly from conservative commentators? During the past decade, concerned parties on both sides of the spectrum have argued and yelled and screamed at the top of their lungs...
  • Finding there's no place like home

    Finding there's no place like home
    A deal that fell through three years ago led to an unusually happy outcome for Manny and Gayle Levy. The couple had thought a move to condominium living would simplify their lives and free them from the upkeep of the Pikesville mid-century modern,...
  • Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum

    Kwanzaa creator Maulana Karenga will speak at Lewis Museum
    As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...
  • Coming attractions

    It was I who allowed menurkey* in a front-page headline in today's Baltimore Sun. I am terribly sorry, and it shan't happen again. At least for 77,000 years.  But once Thanksgivukkah is mercifully past, and Christmas and New Year's, along with their...
  • Chabad Offers Pre Hanukkah Class, 'The Need for Jewish PR: Why We Must Engage the World'

    Hannukah is the most celebrated Jewish holiday in America today — but for many, the deeper significance is lost under piles of dreidels, gifts and latkes. To help rediscover the meaning of this ancient tradition, Harford Chabad will host a Pre-...