What Is The Significance Of Hanukkah & How Is It Celebrated Today?Jewish families across Minnesota are celebrating the second night of Hanukkah. The eight-night Festival of Lights is filled with history and folklore.
Why Do People Give Each Other Gifts? Good QuestionThursday is the first night of Hanukkah, a Jewish holiday often known as the festival of lights. With it comes a number of rituals and traditions, but it’s only been over the past century in North America that gift-giving has become associated with Hanukkah.
Gov. Walz Lit The Menorah On Capitol Grounds Celebrating First Night Of HanukkahOn the first night of Hanukkah, members of the Jewish community gathered for a celebration at the Minnesota State Capitol.
U Of M Memo Lists Santa Claus, Hanukkah Symbols As Inappropriate DecorationsThe memo warned against using decorations, music and food at campus holiday parties that were "specific to any one religion."
Complete Holiday Recipe Guide: Appetizers, Desserts & MoreFor your complete holiday recipe guide, consider items that would work for all the holidays from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day.
4 Course Hanukkah Dinner RecipeWant to spice up Hanukkah dinner this year? Try this complete four course meal!
Cantor Mitch Cooks Kosher With A Twist And A TuneIt's the fourth day of Hanukkah, and in honor of the holiday WCCO went into the kitchen with Cantor Mitch. Alongside the signing chef WCCO's Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus cooked kugels, a traditional kosher dish.
A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years'How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?
Easy Ways to Save On Holiday TravelFrom shipping your luggage to taking public transportation to the airport, we've assembled a few of our favorite tips for saving money on holiday travel. You don't have to waste your whole holiday budget on getting home this year!
10 Holiday Do's and Don'tsHoliday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it's a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you'll make it through the season with a smile.
‘Thanksgivukkah’ Is Once-In-A-Lifetime EventFor the first time in a long time, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah fall on the same day - Thursday, Nov. 28. The new holiday is being called “Thanksgivukkah.” Like most big holidays, this new one means lots of time will be spent in the kitchen. Tracy Truesdell is Jewish, but her husband isn't. So, their family is used to getting creative when celebrating with their boys.
Survey Predicts A Very Spendy Holiday SeasonA late Thanksgiving means the shortest possible holiday shopping season, but a local survey shows Minnesotans will spend more. The University of St. Thomas just released a survey that says people will spend more than they have in the past 12 years.
Good Question: Why Will Hanukkah And Thanksgiving Overlap This Year?For the first time since 1888, the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will overlap. Experts say that might not happen again until 79,811.
Ask A Minnesota Chef: Best Latke Recipes For HanukkahTobie Nidetz oversees and consults more than a dozen restaurants in the Twin Cities. Here he provides a few of his favorite takes on traditional latkes, or potato pancakes.
Target, Best Buy Join ‘Thanksgiving Creep’More and more stores are announcing that they'll be open on Thanksgiving, and some will even be opening earlier. It’s a phenomena some call the “Thanksgiving creep.” On Monday, Target announced they would open on 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving - an hour earlier than last year. Another hometown company, Best Buy, will open even earlier, at 6 p.m.