Chanukah

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.

12/14/2012

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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.

12/12/2012

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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.

12/11/2012

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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.

12/10/2012

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.

12/10/2012

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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.

12/09/2012

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.

12/08/2012

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.

12/06/2012

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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

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

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