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Mayim’s Hanukkah, from Latkes to Dreidels

3 days ago

The Festival of Lights – also known as Hanukkah – started December 12. As my YouTube video shows, there are many myths about Hanukkah which I was happy to dispel. Hanukkah is not “Jewish Christmas”! But yes, we play dreidel….

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Decorating With Things You Already Own

3 weeks ago

When I first moved out of my family home and into a shared house with friends from University, I was a student whose budget didn’t allow for decorative purchases like original artwork and centerpieces. I knew little about design, so…

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Friendsgiving: A New Tradition

3 weeks ago

When I moved from New York to Los Angeles, I didn’t fully realize that I was moving away from my entire family. As I fell quickly into Jewish communities here, the Jewish holidays weren’t a problem. But then people started…

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Singing Along With the “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Cast

3 weeks ago

I’ve done a few cool things this year – visiting Lucasfilm with Mayim, and going on sponsored trips to Kenya and Poland, for example – but when I read online that the cast of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” was doing a singalong at…