The Brave Heroes of Hanukkah

Persecution, rebellion, freedom, miracles, gifts, latkes, the centuries old celebration of Hanukkah has all the elements of a tragic and beautiful tale. Legend provides us much of what history knows of Hanukkah’s origins and traces it back to the 2nd century B.C. The complicated and […]

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The Spooky History of Halloween

From fear of evil spirits to fear of cavities and tummy aches, the spooky history of Halloween’s beginnings are nearly forgotten. The celebrations surrounding Halloween today encourage families to spend time together, and get out with neighbors and members of the community. Dressing up in […]

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