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Jenn Maer's Hanukkah 2016 Gift Guide

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Jenn Maer's Hanukkah 2016 Gift Guide

When I was a kid, Hanukkah was a side dish to the meat and potatoes of Christmas. My mom was raised Catholic, my dad was a Jew. And though they were married by a very nice rabbi under a chuppah, there was always a tree in the house in December. Granted, the tree was topped with a Star of David made of garish blue glass. But still. Hanukkah was an afterthought. Or before-thought, depending on the calendar that year. I remember one Hanukkah, my mom actually made latkes. With pork chops. “They just go so well together,” she explained. It’s...

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