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Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas Our Way

  By Estelle Sobel Erasmus
Lighting the Hanukkah menorah
Lighting the (Electric) Menorah
Each December, I tingle in anticipation of the upcoming holiday season. I savor it all…the songs, the sentiment, the TV specials, the homey smells of cinnamon, apple cider, and cookies, and the spirit of tzedakah. I’m Jewish, born and raised in New York, married to a South African … Continue Reading ››