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Hanukkah Apps, Videos, and Favorite Tech Gifts

This post is part of an ongoing series of lifestyle tech as a participant in the Verizon Insider influencer group. I’m thrilled to be part of this group for the past several years and I hope you enjoy my unique perspective on tech for families and entrepreneurs. There are affiliate links in this post, which […]

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Who Moved My Hanukkah?

  Since I was in elementary school, it seems I’ve had to explain Hanukkah to at least one person every year. It doesn’t bother me and I never mind giving the 3-minute version of why Jewish people celebrate Hanukkah. I don’t get in to any of the deep religious “compare and contrast” type explanational materials. […]

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What is Hanukkah?

Hanukkah will fall about the same time as Christmas this year. According to the Jewish calendar, which is based on the lunar cycle, Hanukkah falls on the exact same date every year. But, the Gregorian calendar is a solar-based calendar which is why Hanukkah falls on different dates each year. Hanukkah, also known as the […]

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5 Ways to be Realistic About Holiday Shopping

As you likely know, I suck at shopping for me. But when it comes to gift giving, I am in heaven. I love buying things for other people. I like asking questions to find out about things they like, don’t like, want to try, place to go and all that double-knot spy kind of stuff. […]

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C/Han(n)uk(k)ah: Latkes, It’s What’s For Dinner

Latkes. Potato pancakes. The traditional food for most Jewish-Americans when it comes to C/Han(n)uk(k)ah. We eat them pretty much at this time of the year only. Not sure why. Well, other than the fact that they’re fried in oil, are time consuming to make when done ‘the long way’, and will be the main downfall […]

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The Hanukkah Grinch

photo credit: Chuck “Caveman” Coker Hanukkah, or is that Hanukah or Chanukkah or Chanukah or Hannukkah or …. Whatever, I’ll write it C/hanu(k)kah and now everyone is happy, ok?  OK.  So now to the grinch. In just about two weeks, C/hanu(k)kah will begin. The menorahs (or is that menorot? help a Jew out!) will be […]

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