Jewish Holidays

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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

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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

Blowing the shofar on Rosh Hashanah (file/credit: PAL PILLAI/AFP/Getty Images)

A Guide To Celebrating Rosh Hashanah In New York City

Happy New Year! Or should we say, L’Shana Tova?

09/28/2011