Chanucah

Pile on the pounds for Chanucah

By Danny Caro, December 22, 2011

Most Jewish footballers up and down the land are taking a well-deserved break over the festive period.

No doubt, their managers hope that they do not over-indulge on doughnuts, latkes and Chanukah gelt or go binge-drinking during end-of-year club celebrations. After all, no-one wants to go into 2012 struggling to squeeze into their kits or under armour.

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Giant menorah wrecked and rebuilt - just in time

By Marcus Dysch, December 22, 2011

Volunteers rebuilt a 15ft menorah in less than six hours after vandals destroyed Scotland's biggest public chanuciah in an antisemitic attack.

Edinburgh Chabad constructed and installed the new menorah in time for Tuesday night's first candle-lighting - describing the feat as a modern-day Chanucah miracle.

The original menorah - erected in the city's St Andrew's Square - was found destroyed

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Time to discover the benefits of oil

By Denise Phillips, December 22, 2011

The amount of fried food circulating at Chanucah means that for thosekeeping an eye on their health, the festival of not-so lite a bit of an ordeal.

The jury is out on whether or not a low-fat latke is worth grating a potato for, and no one wants to be a party pooper, so here is the low-down on oil and ways of enjoying it without harming your health.

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West Bank rabbi's passionate appeal to price tag attackers

By Jennifer Lipman, December 22, 2011

A rabbi of a West Bank settlement has written to "the new Hasomeans" in a bid to tackle the rise in extremism.

In the wake of the rash of "price tag" attacks by Jewish settlers on Palestinian mosques, cars and property, Efrat’s Rabbi Shlomo Riskin called on Jews in the West Bank to cease their behaviour before it was too late.

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A modern day Maccabee: a Chanucah rap

By Jennifer Lipman, December 22, 2011

A festive rap made by participants on the FZY and Young Judea yearcourse programme.

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A Chanucah carol: The eight nights of Chanucah

By Jennifer Lipman, December 22, 2011

On the first day of Chanucah, my true love gave to me...

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Norwood celebrates Chanucah

By Jennifer Lipman, December 22, 2011

Norwood service users celebrate Chanucah with pupils at JCoSS.

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Chanucah: All around the world

By Jessica Elgot, December 21, 2011

Shavei Israel's film of Jews from Spain and Poland, to India and China, lighting the menorah.

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Happy Chanucah from Clegg, Miliband and Warsi

By Jennifer Lipman, December 20, 2011

Politicians from the three main parties in British politics have offered their Chanucah wishes to the Jewish community.

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Chanucah with the chief rabbi

By Jennifer Lipman, December 19, 2011

Lord Sacks offers the first of eight thoughts for eight nights.

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