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Hanukkah

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  • When a gift of oranges was a Christmas treat in Westminster [Eagle Archives]

    The Christmas season has always been a special time in Westminster. For generations; long before our current tradition of an electric light parade right after Thanksgiving, the city came together for a community celebration and a parade called the...
  • Home Depot in Bel Air Partners with Chabad for Hannukah

    Hannukah, the Festival of Lights takes place Nov. 27 - Dec. 5 and in honor of the observance in Harford County Home Depot will partner with Harford Chabad to offer a Pre- Hannukah Menorah Workshop at its Bel Air location, 655 Marketplace Dr., on Sunday,...
  • Christmas card collection at Pratt showcases holidays of past

    Christmas card collection at Pratt showcases holidays of past
    Santa artwork mailed as holiday greetings, embroidered fabrics that look more pincushion than Christmas card, and countless other historic missives had been tucked away in cabinets at downtown Baltimore's Enoch Pratt Free Library for longer than anyone...
  • Tersiguel's rolls out red carpet for Beaujolais noveau [Ellicott City]

    On Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m., Tersiguel's French Country Restaurant welcomes this season's Beaujolais noveau, as they have been doing for the past 40 years. Some years the wine has arrived by helicopter in the back parking lot. Other years it's...
  • Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving

    Fewer Marylanders expected to travel on Thanksgiving
    For the first time since the economy tanked and the country went into recession in 2008, fewer Marylanders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday than did the previous year. Don't get your hopes up for an easy commute, though. While less...
  • Losing the Christmas spirit in piles of wrapping paper [For Better or Worse]

    Losing the Christmas spirit in piles of wrapping paper [For Better or Worse]
    There are many ways to get into the Christmas spirit: decorating the tree, hanging a wreath, baking sugar cookies, singing carols, and fainting at the sight of your credit card bill. But there are lots of ways to get out of the Christmas spirit, too....
  • SHA adds weapons to battle winter weather

    SHA adds weapons to battle winter weather
    As the region prepares for possible inclement weather during the Thanksgiving and Hanukkah holidays, the State Highway Administration unveiled a beefed-up arsenal Tuesday for tracking and battling winter storms. SHA spokeswoman Valerie Burnette Edgar...
  • November 2013: Harford remembers JFK, students visit White House

    November 2013: Harford remembers JFK, students visit White House
    Students from Magnolia Elementary School were invited to sit down with First Lady Michelle Obama for a meal made with fresh produce from the White House garden. The five students were among 25 children from across the U.S. who visited the White House...
  • Annapolis mall hosts Hanukkah celebration

    Annapolis mall hosts Hanukkah celebration
    The Westfield Annapolis mall hosts its annual "Chanukah Wonderland" on Wednesday night. At 5 p.m., a giant menorah will be lit at the mall by H&M near the Green Garage. Participants can help build a giant Lego menorah, decorate Hanukkah keepsakes,...
  • Harford to be lit up for Hanukkah

    Harford to be lit up for Hanukkah
    Members of Harford County's Jewish community begin the annual eight-day celebration of Hanukkah tonight (Wednesday) and, like their counterparts across the country, they will also enjoy Thanksgiving in the midst of that observance. Hanukkah begins...
  • The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]

    The four questions of Thanksgivukkah [Commentary]
    Jewish events and holidays are often fraught with the angst of 5774 years of collective peoplehood. The cycle begins with the bris (ouch!), proceeds through Bar or Bat Mitzvah panic on the pulpit, and climaxes during the union of two Jews under the...
  • When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration

    When turkey met latke: Thanksgivukkah is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration
    Brace yourself for the epic convergence of two holidays — a celebration of rich dishes, piles of sweets and family togetherness the likes of which have never before been seen and won't be repeated for more than 77,000 years. Thanksgivukkah is...