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Hanukkah

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Holiday retail sales expected to rise 2.4 percent

    Holiday retail sales expected to rise 2.4 percent
    Retail sales will be up slightly this holiday season compared to last year, according to ShopperTrak. The firm that measures store traffic is calling for a 2.4 percent increase in sales in November and December. That's a slower pace than last year, when...
  • Brace yourself for the Christmas cliche onslaught

    As a service to readers, I have posted annually since 2006 a compendium of dreary but apparently irresistible holiday cliches that any writer with a modicum of self-respect should shun. As Tom Lehrer sings in his Christmas carol, "Brother, here we go...
  • Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets

    Celebrating Diwali with light and sweets
    Priya DasSarma's childhood memories of celebrating Diwali in India are bright and happy, filled with firecrackers, lanterns and many, many sweets. The Ellicott City resident's family moved around when she was a child, bouncing between India, Europe...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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,...