Daily Archives: December 3, 2020


Hanukkah Happenings

Hanukkah begins at sundown on Thursday, Dec. 10. Although there are not the usual amount of celebrations happening, there are still a few events hosted locally to participate in. PJ Library Hanukkah in a Bag Each bag contains eight Hanukkah activities to enjoy with your family. $8 (one bag per family). Bags will be available…


Krispy Kreme Glazed Doughnut Recipe (copycat)

Who can resist an original glazed doughnut fresh off the conveyor belt at Krispy Kreme? Now you can make them at home with this copycat recipe adapted from a recipe originally shared by Mark Bittman of The New York Times. Ingredients For the donuts 1 1/4 cups whole milk 2 1/4 teaspoon instant (quick-rise) yeast…


The sweet history of Jews and doughnuts

Photo: As the popularity of the doughnut increased, Adolph Levitt opened a donut shop on Times Square, where people would stop and watch his new invention churn out donuts, often stopping traffic. During Hanukkah, doughnuts or sufganiyot are a traditional food to eat. The deep-fried dessert is symbolically prepared to remind us of the miracle…


How do you spell it?

Hanukkah, Chanukah, Hanukah, Chanukkah, Hanukka, Chanukka. During a recent Google search for the word “Hanukkah,” I found more than 15 variations on how to spell the Festival of Lights. Every year when we are working on the issue that includes Hanukkah, we go back and forth between spelling it Hanukkah or Chanukah. The only easy…


Digital banking workshops for seniors

Scottsdale-based Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator behind Zelle, the U.S.-based digital payments service, offers free e-learning classes aimed at older Americans. These classes are developed through a partnership with social change nonprofit Older Adults Technology Services (OATS). OATS online, interactive courses, offered through its award-winning technology training program, Senior Planet, educate older adults…


2020 Giving Guide

ARIZONA KOSHER PANTRY 602-492-4989 azkosherpantry.org The Arizona Kosher Food Pantry is dedicated to serving all surrounding communities with the ever increasing challenges of food security regardless of religious orientation. The AKP provides specialty kosher Items to the Jewish community in a consolidated “pantry” format. BEATITUDES CAMPUS SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY 602-428-9206 beatitudescampus.org Since 1990, the Beatitudes…

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