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Are the holiday decorations outside of your home sending a welcoming message to burglars? (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: ‘Tis The Season For Brazen Break-Ins

It is the season for break-ins. Every year, hundreds of thousands of burglaries take place during the months of November and December.


Menorah-lighting ceremony in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York Jews Embrace Thanksgivukkah

A Hanukkah celebration was held outside the site of Brooklyn’s largest menorah, which stands at 32 feet tall.


Star Of David Pumpkin Pie (credit: WLNY)

When 2 Become 1: Thanksgiving, Chanukah Come Together For Epic Holiday

Jews around the world begin the 8-day celebration of Chanukah Wednesday night on the eve of Thanksgiving.


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NY’s Maccabeats Out With New Acapella Thanksgivukkah Cover Song

The Maccabeats, who formed at Yeshiva University in 2007, cover Ellie Goulding’s “Burn” this year.


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Deals Already Hitting Stores To Make Up For Shortened Holiday Shopping Season

This year, there are six fewer days to shop between Thanksgiving and Christmas. There are four full shopping weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, compared with five last year.


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Hobby Lobby Apologizes After Reported N.J. Employee Remarks On Judaism

A central New Jersey blogger has succeeded in getting the national chain craft store Hobby Lobby to begin selling some Jewish holiday items, following an uproar that made national headlines.


Jeremy Lin (credit: Mandy Cheng/AFP/GettyImages), a dreidel (credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Jeremy Lin, Rockets Butcher ‘The Dreidel Song’

It’s goofy, tone-deaf and weird. In other words, a total airball.


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Experts Weigh In On How To Manage Your Child’s Expectations This Holiday Season

With the holiday season underway there are a lot of kids out there who are expecting a lot of presents. There are also a lot of parents who are wondering how they can avoid drama when their children don’t get everything that they want.


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Shopping Experts Offer Tips On What Not To Buy For Women This Holiday Season

Cheap jewelry, fitness equipment and cleaning supplies are among the top gifts to avoid, according to some shopping experts.


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Kosher Cooking For Chanukah: Apple Fritters Dipped In Chocolate

To give us a taste of some holiday favorites, Chef David Kolotkin hit The Couch to share his recipes. He showed us how to make apple fritters dipped in chocolate, along with spiked apple sauce.


This seven-foot tall menorah from Temple Israel in Long Beach, will be lighting up the Chanukah party at the White House on December 13. (credit: Rabbi David Bauman)

Menorah That Survived Sandy To Be Featured At White House Chanukah Ceremony

While much of the temple around it was destroyed, the menorah was not and became a true symbol of Chanukah, which marks the Jewish people’s struggle for religious freedom.


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Tony’s Table: Potato Latkes From Mikes Bistro

With Chanukah underway CBS 2’s Tony Tantillo is ready to whip up a hot plate of Potato Latkes.


Mayor Bloomberg Lights Large Menorah In Midtown Manhattan

New York City To Celebrate Chanukah With Lighting Of 32-Foot-Tall Menorah

New York City was set to start the celebration of Chanukah Saturday evening with the ceremonial lighting of a 32-foot-tall memorial at the southeast edge of Central Park.


CBS 2's Cindy Hsu speaks with students at Bethel Nursery School about Chanukah. (credit: CBS 2)

New Rochelle Nursery Students Share Their Favorite Things About Chanukah

At Bethel Nursery School, the kids are learning all about Chanukah, which marks the Jewish people’s struggle for religious freedom.


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NYC’s 5 Best Potato Pancakes

The festivities of Chanukah include eating potato latkes, also known as delicious potato pancakes. We’ve taste-tested the best latkes in New York City for the holiday. Here’s where to find them.

CBS New York–11/29/2012