The Irish are the Jews of the British Isles. On Famine Day we light the Glocca Morra, bless the Guinness and exchange potatoes.
Members of Congregation Or Chadash will rededicate its Torah on Friday as part of the Hanukkah celebration.
It’s a meeting of holidays so rare it will be tens of thousands of years before it happens again. Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah — the Jewish Festival of Lights — fall on the same day this year, creating what many celebrants have dubbed “Thanksgivukkah.” And it’s opened up a whol…
After a menorah-lighting ceremony outdoors, the crowd moved indoors for a variety of song, dance and theatrical performances, including the drama group's production called "The Magic Spoon." The young actors, above, showed one way to make traditional latkes. The temple will light the menorah…
Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon of Temple Emanu-El directs the youth choir. It was among several Hanukkah performances last Sunday at the temple, 225 N. Country Club Road.
Elizabeth Holmes, 2, touches a decoration at GAP Ministries' Festival of Trees tree auction during the Oro Valley Tree Lighting event. It was on Friday at Oro Valley Marketplace. Proceeds of the auction went to Holiday of Hope, the year-end initiative for children in the care of Child Protec…
Yvonne Rodriguez captures some of the colors of the brightly lighted trees.
GAP Ministries auctioned off 16 decorated Christmas trees, like the one above, during the event.
Temple Emanu-El of Tucson is hosting "The Greatest Hanukkah on Earth! XIV - 8 Nights, 8 Lights" at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Several holiday events are afoot this weekend in Oro Valley. Here's a handful.
Rabbi Ephraim Zimmerman and Chabad of Oro Valley are making sure northwest-siders don't have to trek into Tucson to kick off Hanukkah in style.
Rabbi Ephraim Zimmerman runs Chabad of Oro Valley with his wife, Mushkie.
Trumpeter Frank London has noticed a disturbing trend while
touring with his popular New York City-based ensemble, The
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