Tablet friends and family help us puzzle out Hanukkah’s origin story—and explain why we don’t celebrate a ninth day of oil
Make a moist brisket, then shred it and add it to your potato pancakes. It’s not what my grandmother used to make. It’s better.
Hold the applesauce and skip the sour cream. Grab some pico de gallo and wrap your Hanukkah treats in a breakfast taco instead.
Video: Make your own miracle of oil by frying up a batch of sugar-coated treats stuffed with apricot jam
As the Festival of Lights gains exposure in schools, stores, and public displays, even non-Jews want to take part
A poet, educator, and master of religious prose, he believed the holiday represented a watershed in Jewish history: the transition to an intellectual rabbinic Judaism
Washington-area Sephardic Jews share traditional foods and converse in the disappearing language of their ancestors