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December 11, 2020

Ross Kriel

Happy Chanukah! ...

As you know, Chanukah began sundown on Dec. 10th and goes through sundown on Dec. 18th. The holiday celebrates redemption of the second Temple in Jerusalem.

Of course, fried foods are proper in commemoration of the oil that burned for 8 days when the Maccabees purified and rededicated the Holy Temple. (Yum, Latkes!)

This is one of my favorite holidays. Let's celebrate the "Festival of Lights."

What I'm grateful for ...

Watching Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on television, I remembered when my dad took me there in person. I was 11 years old.

(Of course that was many, ma...



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