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Podcast: Ocho Kandelikos (Flory Jagoda) Podcast: Ocho Kandelikos (Flory Jagoda) Steve Almond: Ham for Hanukkah Bender and Siegel: The Light, the Sword, and the Nintendo DS Jonathan Tropper: Rock of Ages Elisa Albert: Week at a Glance David Bezmozgis: Festival of Birthdays Joanna Smith Rakoff: Dolls of the World

Dolls of the World
BY JOANNA SMITH RAKOFF
The revelation behind a houseful of aging belongings

Festival of Birthdays
BY DAVID BEZMOZGIS
Curtains drawn, a family celebrated the holidays the only way they could

Week at a Glance
BY ELISA ALBERT
Pornographic vegan cupcakes and other highlights of a West Coast Chanukah

Rock of Ages
BY JONATHAN TROPPER
Love among the menorahs

The Light, the Sword, and the Nintendo DS
BY KAREN BENDER & ROBERT ANTHONY SIEGEL
One young family attempts to navigate the treacherous waters of Greedikah

Ham for Hanukkah
BY STEVE ALMOND
For one family, trayf and a well-decorated tree constituted the holiday ritual

Ocho Kandelikos
PRODUCED BY JULIE SUBRIN
Flory Jagoda’s popular holiday song has its roots in a Bosnian village

Miracle on New Jersey Avenue
BY BEN BIRNBAUM
An unexpected profusion of gifts for six Brooklyn siblings





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