8 Ways to Update Hanukkah Celebrations for a Small-Scale, Socially Distant (and Solo) Holiday Season

Though Hanukkah is nowhere near as important to many Jewish people as Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in terms of religious importance, it was always my favorite holiday growing up. There were seemingly endless nights of presents (that they were mostly socks never deterred me) and, of course, plenty of latkes supplied lovingly by my grandma, who would go all out in the food department. Every night, my family would light the menorah together, and I still smile thinking of the “Star Wars” pajamas my brother and I insisted on wearing.

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