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Light from an Anglo Saxon Candlemas

At the beginning of February we celebrate Candlemas, The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple. One of the most ancient of Christian festivals, a special feature of Candlemas is the blessing and carrying of lit candles, celebrating Christ, ‘a light to enlighten all peoples.’ In this passage the tenth century Anglo Saxon abbot Ælfric of Eynsham describes the day: 208 more words


Advisor Chanukah Event!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Chanukah event on December 21st! For those who missed it, we enjoyed great food and company, a relative and uplifting speech from Marc, raffle prizes and treats! 8 more words



There is a fierce (some are calling it “historic”) storm – a Nor’easter – raging in New York right now. I was supposed to be speaking at the… 442 more words

Mah Jongg

Thanksgivakah Chanukah Kindred Spirits


Chanukah on Thanksgiving in 2013

Lisbon Earthquake to Afghanistan Earthquake

152 Years 1755 – 1907

Slaves Freed to Chanukah

152 Years 1861 – 2013… 1,584 more words


Scavenger Hunt for Thanksgiving and Birthdays

Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt

(Ages 2 – 100)


How to get points – Keep your scores on this paper.

Identify your scavenger items from attached sheet. 1,281 more words

Month Kislev

No Place Like Home for the Holidays

Now, almost a month into 2015 and with the holiday craziness quieted down, it finally feels like I am settling into life in New York with a job, routine and time to finally transition into a full-fledged life here. 1,546 more words

American Culture

Better latke than never

I realize the holidays have come and gone, and that is probably alright. I also realize that I had a long break between posts, and I apologize. 349 more words

Cooking And Baking