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10 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it’s a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you’ll make it through the season with a smile.

12/02/2013

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Easy Ways to Save On Holiday Travel

From shipping your luggage to taking public transportation to the airport, we’ve assembled a few of our favorite tips for saving money on holiday travel. You don’t have to waste your whole holiday budget on getting home this year!

12/02/2013

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New York Jews Embrace Thanksgivukkah

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

11/27/2013

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Celebrating ‘Thanksgivukkah’

Former reality star Jill Zarin offers some great ideas to combine Thanksgiving and Hanukkah traditions.

11/25/2013

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Holiday Celebrations Underway In Yonkers

Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand for the festivities, the couple watched as Emanuel Ringers and Yuletide Carolers put on live performances.

11/16/2013

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Toss That Tinsel! The ASPCA Issues Pet Safety Tips For The Holidays

The ASPCA recommends non-toxic decorations such as wood, fabric or even pine cones.

1010 WINS–12/16/2012

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Celebrate The Holiday Season

Welcome to your 2012 Holiday Guide! Don’t miss our gift-giving ideas, shopping advice, food & drink recipes, and movie & music recommendations. Share some holiday cheer with your friends!

12/11/2012

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Cooking On The Couch: Latkes With Reality Star Jill Zarin

Hanukkah is coming up — the first night of the holiday is December 8. Reality television star and co-author of Secrets of a Jewish Mother, Jill Zarin, stopped by The Couch to share her family recipe for potato pancakes.

11/26/2012

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Giant Menorah Destroyed On Long Island; Cops Asking For Public’s Help In Investigation

Burton Radish said he couldn’t believe what found on his front lawn on Tuesday morning. He was referring to what was left of a menorah that stood approximately 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide.

12/28/2011

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Santa Claus Sacked At Hoboken, N.J. Elementary School

Picture day with Santa is a long-standing tradition at Calabro Elementary School. But this year, one parent, who is Jewish, pointed out other traditions weren’t being represented. She complained — and Santa was shown the door.

12/20/2011

Kids In New York City At The Holidays

NYC’s 5 Best December Family Events

From Kwanzaa celebrations at the American Museum of Natural History to the Three Kings Parade in East Harlem, there’s more to New York City than the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree this holiday season.

CBS New York–12/20/2011

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Magnolia Bakery Releases Holiday Menu With Festive Dessert Tasting

With November upon us, the indulgent holiday eating season will be here faster than you can say “New Year’s Resolutions.” But don’t count your calories just yet.

11/03/2011

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New Hanukkah Song Launches Maccabeats To Stardom

The Maccabeats, an a capella singing group from Yeshiva University, have a Hanukkah hit on their hands. The video has gotten well over 2 million views since its release about a week and a half ago.

12/06/2010