Hanukkah

I didn’t think a lot about gratitude growing up. That is, until the desire to maintain an old tradition motivated me to ask a new question.

Gratitude: A New Holiday From An Old Tradition

I didn’t think a lot about gratitude growing up. That is, until the desire to maintain an old tradition motivated me to ask a new question. Read...
Fahrin Kermally of The Refresh    |   12.19.18   |   SHARE
Voices
A Letter To Santa, From A Jewish Girl

A Letter To Santa, From A Jewish Girl 

This is a letter to Santa, from a Jewish girl. Shalom Santa, Do you remember me? I love you, Santa, and I’m just wondering why we can’t be friends. Read...
Jen Glantz    |   12.18.17   |   SHARE
I realized that Chanukkah is about reclaiming identity.

Abuse And Identity: A Chanukkah Story

I realized that Chanukkah, beyond the overloaded latke plates, called to me as a narrative about escaping abusive situations and reclaiming identity. Read...
No'a L. bat Miri    |   12.14.17   |   SHARE
Culture
 These are the things I miss about Hanukkah.

Singing Badly Together (And Other Things I Miss About Hanukkah)

When we talk about Hanukkah traditions, so often they are discussed as serious and somber. But tradition, prayers, hymns — can be joyful, silly, Read...
Ilana Masad    |   12.13.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Hanukkah — sometimes spelled Hanukka or Chanukah

Hanukkah Is Not Jewish Christmas

Both involve lights, a miracle, and fall on the 25th day of a winter month, but that’s about where the similarities end between Hanukkah and Read...
Naomi Tomky    |   12.11.17   |   SHARE
Culture
 Behold, the 2017 Ask Erin Holiday Gift Guide!

The Ask Erin 2017 Holiday Gift Guide 

Happy holidays! This is what I would buy if I were you, or me, for me or you. Behold, the 2017 Ask Erin Holiday Gift Guide. Read...
Erin Khar   |   12.8.17   |   SHARE
Culture
We've pooled together all our very favorite goodies to help you with your holiday shopping this year!

Ravishly's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

We've got a little bit of everything: candles that smell like your favorite books, family pajamas that will last for years to come, and organizations Read...
Ravishly Staff    |   12.2.16   |   SHARE