Experts Explain Why We Give Gifts On Chanukah

History tells us that after the Maccabees defeated King Antiochus’ army, a great celebration ensued. The Temple in Jerusalem was liberated and restored, and men and women alike sang songs and made sacrifices. It was indeed a joyous affair.

Baltimore Native Packs In 300 Sufganiyot For Charity

Elie Klein is a skinny guy from Baltimore. At the recent Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly, he was in-role as a marketing professional for Finn Partners Israel, shaking hands and working the crowd.

Well Oiled: Latke Taste Test Proves Greasy But … Mmm, Mmm Good

Jews eat potatoes in everything. There’s cholent, potato kugel and potato knishes. There’s even tzimmes. However, the absolute most perfect use of potatoes, better even than French fries, is to turn them into potato pancakes — latkes, which have crunchy mahogany edges, crispy golden midsections and tender, rich, meaty interiors.