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Chanukah

Destruction from Sandy at Cedar Grove Avenue on Staten Island (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Toy Drive Planned For Sandy’s Victims On Staten Island

With the holidays right around the corner, there is a goal on Staten Island to have the biggest toy drive that New York has ever seen.

11/26/2012

A message of hate spray painted outside of a Hackensack NJ temple (credit:CBS2)

Messages Of Hate Mar Chanukah Celebrations In NJ

Police in New Jersey are looking for the vandals who painted swastikas outside of synagogues in Hackensack and Maywood.

12/21/2011

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Jews Across Tri-State Mark The Beginning Of Chanukah

The festival of lights began at sundown, and is observed for eight nights. It commemorates the rededication of the holy temple in Jerusalem in the 2nd Century.

12/20/2011

Chanukah Menorah (credit: clipart.com)

Jews In Tri-State Area And Worldwide Begin Celebrating Chanukah Tonight

The festival of lights begins at sundown, and is observed for eight nights.

12/20/2011

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The 4 Best Chanukah Celebrations In New York City

In modern times, people celebrate Chanukah by lighting the menorah, spinning the dreidel for gelt and eating oil-rich foods such as potato pancakes—also known as latkes. Here are 4 ways you can celebrate Chanukah in New York City.

CBS New York–12/20/2011

Staten Island Ferry terminal at St. George - Staten Island, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

No Sign Of Holiday Season At Staten Island Ferry Terminal

At the St. George Staten Island Ferry Terminal, not a Christmas tree nor menorah nor nativity scene can be seen. You would never know it’s the holiday season.

12/15/2011

Wodka Ad (credit: ADL.org)

‘Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing’ Vodka Billboard Stirs Outrage

The Anti-Defamation League called the ad “crude and offensive,” and in a press release said it “reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes.”

11/22/2011

Tree Lands On House In Leonia, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Storm Brings High Winds, Heavy Rains To Tri-State

Winds whipped across the Tri-State on Wednesday as the region wrestled with a day of heavy rain and severe weather that knocked out power and slowed commuters.

12/01/2010

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Yeshiva U. Students Tackle Record With ‘Dreidelpalooza’

The students decided to break the Guinness World Record for most dreidels spun at the same time.

12/01/2010

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