Hanukah / Israel / Spiritual

24 million donuts, 10.8 billion calories – it’s Hannukah in Israel

Every Hannukah, Israelis stop counting calories long enough to buy about 24 million mouth-watering, sweet and gooey, deep-fried sufganiyot. An estimated 24 million filled donuts (sufganiyot in Hebrew) are sold in Israel each Hannukah season. That adds up to $13 million in sales and 10.8 billion calories, at an average 450 per fried treat – … Continue reading

Hanukah / Israel / Spiritual

What the Heck Is Hanukah?

Shalom and Happy Hanukah! This week, we celebrate the holiday of Hanukah (חֲנֻכָּה), the festival of lights. The first candle is lit at nightfall on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 (כ”ה כסלו, תשע”ב). In Hanukah we celebrate the victory of the Maccabees over the Greek empire 2200 years ago and the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple. … Continue reading

Christianity / Featured / Newt Gingrich / politics / Sarah Palin / Spiritual / Sports / Tim Tebow

Tebow Terrorizes Secularists

This is a partial repost of PART of an article describing why the vitriolic hate is aimed at both Palin and Tebow from Canada Free Press.  The comments of Chris Collinsworth and JB Brown area amazing (below) and it gives me a chance to rant on something that’s been rattling around in me since Thursday … Continue reading