Ring in the Holiday That Has a Special Place in Jewish Hearts...and StomachsProfound Questions! "Chanukah unearths a debate that's been going on for centuries. Yes, I'm talking about potato latkes: grated or mashed?" —Amy Klein Telling Confessions! "Perhaps here is where I should mention that my 100 percent Jewish father was—and remains—obsessed with Christmas." —Jennifer Gilmore Unlikely Revelations! "Shocker of all shockers, the first Jewish governor in the United States was elected in...Idaho! Swear." —Jill KargmanTender Recollections! "You are reminded of your real gifts: a family who you get to come home to." —Laura Dave
|Publisher:||Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill|
|Product dimensions:||5.75(w) x 7.32(h) x 0.99(d)|
About the Author
Emily Franklin is the author of The Girls' Almanac and Liner Notes and numerous novels for young adults. She has edited three previous anthologies, including It's a Wonderful Lie: 26 Truths About Life in Your Twenties.
Table of Contents
Contents Introduction: HanuChannuk Chanukah by Emily Franklin xiThe Blue Team by Joshua Braff 1Creature Comfies by Joshua Neuman 7Week at a Glance by Elisa Albert 21Chanukah Your Hearts Out! by Steven Almond 39The Guinea Pig by Jennifer Gilmore 43The Only Dreidel in Idaho by Jill Kargman 61Rock of Ages by Jonathan Tropper 77Traditions Break by Eric Orner 95Oak Street, 1981 by Peter Orner 119Dolls of the World by Joanna Smith Rakoff 123Chanukah Glutton by Tova Mirvis 151My Peaceful and Glorious Brothers by Edward Schwarzschild 161Oh, Lord. Oh, Lourdes. Alors! by Mameve Medwed 175My Father's Menorah by Adam Langer 187An Israeli Chanukah by Amy Klein 203Presents! by Ben Schrank 215The Light, the Sword, and the Nintendo DS by Karen E. Bender and Robert Athony Siegel 223Eight Nights by Laura Dave 237