Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Wakefield with fun events and delicious recipes.
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8, and ends a week later on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Chabad.org, Hanukkah starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev and lasts for eight days. For those of us who aren't attuned to the Jewish calendar, that translates to sundown on Saturday, Dec. 8. This Sunday, December 9, Temple Emmanuel in Wakefield has scheduled a Chanukah Breakfast at 10 a.m. And next weekend, the temple welcomes The Passover Band on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, commemorates the story of the Maccabean Revolt against Syrian rulers in present day Israel 2,300 years ago. The Maccabees wanted to rededicate Jerusalem's main temple but had only enough oil to…
Make these brisket, latke, and sufganiyot recipes for Hanukkah.
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Thursday, December 6, 2012
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8 and ends on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 16. Locally, the Temple Emmanuel in Wakfield is having a Chanukah Breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. Email Sue at email@example.com to RSVP. Observing the Festival of Lights goes hand-in-hand with making special Hanukkah foods. Before you light the menorah, make sure you have all the ingredients for some great brisket, latke, and sufganiyot. Although there are many recipes, below are a few to try during the eight nights. Potato Latkes Ingredients Instructions Once they are ready to eat, try them with some apple sauce mixed with sugar & cinnamon, sour cream or just a sprinkling of salt. Brisket Ingredients Instructions Sufganiyot (…