The Dirty, Messy Business of Hanukkah

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It's Hanukkah. Whoop-de-frickin'-do. Every December the Jewish girl in me wishes I could put aside my inherent reluctance to embrace Christmas so I could festoon my house with bright, twinkly lights. I'd like to go out and buy a big, beautiful tree, on which I'd hang fragile, shiny ornaments - aqua blue and gold this year to match the fabrics in my living room. I'd love to … [Read more...]