How to Spell Chanukah...And Other Holiday Dilemmas: 18 Writers Celebrate 8 Nights of Lights

How to Spell Chanukah...And Other Holiday Dilemmas: 18 Writers Celebrate 8 Nights of Lights

Emily Franklin


Ring within the vacation with eighteen writers who extol, excoriate, and extend our figuring out of this so much merry of Jewish gala's as they give up humorous, irreverent, and, definite, even nostalgic takes on a vacation that holds a distinct position in Jewish hearts . . . and stomachs.

Pieces through Jonathan Tropper, Jennifer Gilmore, Steve Almond, Joanna Smith Rakoff, Adam Langer, and others handle urgent matters: what's the weight achieve linked to consuming 432 latkes in 8 nights? provide joyous gratitude: “What a vacation! No pestilence, no slavery, no locusts, no farm animals illness, or atonement. Thank God.” And have enough money soft truths: “You are reminded of your genuine presents: a kin you get to come back domestic to.”

Whether your loved ones culture incorporated a Christmas tree or a Chanukah bush, even if the fights between your siblings rivaled the battles of the Maccabees, or maybe for those who haven’t a clue who the Maccabees have been, this little e-book illustrates the thrill, frustrations, and small miracles of the season.

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