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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 11 January 4, 2012

Bad news for Jewish day school advocates during the month of December. According to the Avi Chai Foundation, day school enrollment saw a “modest decline” of about 1.4% in the 2011-12 school year, compared with the year before. The sharpest decline was reported among the Solomon Schechter schools of Conservative Judaism, which experienced a 3.8% […]

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Feliz Hanukkah! Celebrating Hanukkah in Argentina

Hanukkah is celebrated by all Jews around the world. In North America and Europe, Hanukkah is usually celebrated during winter time. In Argentina, however, Hanukkah is celebrated during summer. Here’s how you can celebrate Hanukkah in Argentina: There are a number of kosher restaurants in Argentina so you can celebrate a sumptuous Hanukkah meal with […]

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Celebrate Hanukkah in Poland

Just like Jewish families in other countries, Hanukkah is also celebrated by Jewish communities in Poland. As Jewish population in the country grows, celebration of the holiday becomes grand. Visit the historic Kazimierz district, one of the oldest Jewish towns in Europe. During your trip, take a tour to the Jewish Museum and attend Hanukkah […]

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The Story of Hanukkah Gelt

Gelt is a Yiddish word which if translated means “money.” Hanukkah gelt is distributed to children during Hanukkah celebrations. Grandparents would usually give gelt in amounts of small coins. In Israel, gelt is known as dmei Hanukkah. Legend has it that the Hasmoneans minted national coins to celebrate their freedom from the ancient Greeks. It […]

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A Taste of Tradition

The How and Why of Jewish Cookingby Ruth SirkisIllustrated by: Rafael Sirkis By offering many full menus, A Taste of Tradition makes holiday meal-planning easy and fun. They cover the range from luscious canaps and hors d’oeuvres to mouth-watering desserts, with exciting and manageable dinner dishes in between. Try a dinner in the Succah, or […]

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Celebrating the Jewish Holidays

Poems, Stories, EssaysEdited by Steven J. Rubin Celebrating the Jewish Holidays is a comprehensive collection of Jewish writing pertaining to the six most celebrated Jewish holidays (Sabbath, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah, Purim, and Passover). This impressive volume brings together literature from eastern and western Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America, and […]

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Luminous Art

Hanukkah Menorahs of The Jewish Museumby Susan Braunstein A magnificent array of Hanukkah menorahs and lamps that shed light on the Jewish traditions that produced them. As their diversity and beauty attest, Hanukkah lamps are singularly important as a form of ceremonial art and are among Judaisms best-loved traditional objects. This superbly illustrated book showcases […]

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A Taste of Tradition

The How and Why of Jewish Cookingby Ruth SirkisIllustrated by: Rafael Sirkis By offering many full menus, A Taste of Tradition makes holiday meal-planning easy and fun. They cover the range from luscious canaps and hors d’oeuvres to mouth-watering desserts, with exciting and manageable dinner dishes in between. Try a dinner in the Succah, or […]

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Luminous Art

Hanukkah Menorahs of The Jewish Museumby Susan Braunstein A magnificent array of Hanukkah menorahs and lamps that shed light on the Jewish traditions that produced them. As their diversity and beauty attest, Hanukkah lamps are singularly important as a form of ceremonial art and are among Judaism抯 best-loved traditional objects. This superbly illustrated book showcases […]

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Jewish Museum Lions Tie: Navy

The back plate design of a 19th century bronze Eastern European Hanukkah lamp is the inspiration for the decorative motif on this tie. Stylized lions set within dense foliage form an elegant overall pattern. Made in the USA of imported fabrics. Dry clean only. 100% Silk Twill. 4′w.

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Jewish Museum Lions Tie: Burgundy

The back plate design of a 19th century bronze Eastern European Hanukkah lamp is the inspiration for the decorative motif on this tie. Stylized lions set within dense foliage form an elegant overall pattern. Made in the USA of imported fabrics. Dry clean only. 100% Silk Twill. 4′w.

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Luminous Art

Hanukkah Menorahs of The Jewish Museumby Susan Braunstein A magnificent array of Hanukkah menorahs and lamps that shed light on the Jewish traditions that produced them. As their diversity and beauty attest, Hanukkah lamps are singularly important as a form of ceremonial art and are among Judaisms best-loved traditional objects. This superbly illustrated book showcases […]

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Hanukkah greeting card

A Hanukkah greeting card with a colorful design of flowers on the cover. Through a ‘window cut’ on the cover you can see a historical black & white photograph of a Hanukkah lamp. When opening the greeting card, it is written in black print above the Hamsa ‘Hanukkah Sameach’ in Hebrew (which means ‘happy hanukkah’) […]

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Happy Hanukkah

A Hanukkah greeting card with a colorful design of flowers on the cover. Through a ‘window cut’ on the cover you can see a historical black & white photograph of a Hanukkah lamp. When opening the greeting card, it is written in black print above the Hamsa ‘Hanukkah Sameach’ in Hebrew (which means ‘happy hanukkah’) […]

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Jewish Holiday Cooking: A Food Lovers Treasury of Classics and Improvisations

Jayne Cohen Publisher: Wiley In Jewish Holiday Cooking, Jayne Cohen shares a wide-ranging collection of traditional Jewish recipes, as well as inventive new creations and contemporary variations on the classic dishes. For home cooks, drawing from the rich traditions of Jewish history when cooking for the holidays can be a daunting task. Jewish Holiday Cooking […]

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