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Happy Chanukah!

Tonight is the fourth night of Chanukah. We light four candles and say two Blessings 26 MINUTES BEFORE DARK. This is Erev Yom Shabbat.
{28-09-5768}. First we light the server candle The Shamis Candle in the center to use as a lighter for our fourth, third, second and first candles.We light the fourth candle (that is the fourth candle from the right) then we light the third, second and first candles afterwards. Please visit this LINK to find the sundown time in your area.

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First Blessing over the lighting of the candle...
Blessed are you O L-rd our G-d, King of the universe, who has sanctified us through His commandments and commanded us to kindle the Chanukah lights.

Say the Blessing in Hebrew

Second Blessing in remerance of the miracles...
Blessed are you O L-rd our G-d, King of the universe, who brought miracles for our ancestors, in those days at this time {of year}.

Say the Blessing in Hebrew

Four Short Recipes for Chanukah on the Fourth Night
Potato Latkes
2 pounds potatoes, grated
1 medium onion, very finely chopped
2 eggs
3 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Vegetable oil, for frying
Soak grated potatoes in the water 10 minutes; drain and squeeze dry in a kitchen towel. In large bowl combine all ingredients except oil; mix thoroughly. Pour oil into large skillet to a depth of 1/8 inch; place over medium heat. For each pancake, portion 1/2 cup potato mixture into pan; flatten slightly. Cook about 8 minutes until crispy and brown, turning once. Repeat with more oil and remaining potato mixture.
Makes 4 to 6 servings (12 latkes) without permission from JTA.)

Chanukah Nut Cake with Honey Syrup
This quick and easy cake is a special holiday cake from the Turkish Jewish tradition. Make extra cakes and share them with your friends and family as gifts.
3 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
teaspoon ground cloves
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups finely chopped walnuts
1 cup dried dates, minced
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup water
Mix all dry ingredients on a board using your hands, rubbing and sifting them until well mixed. Make a mound and put a hole in the center. Pour oil and water in center and make into dough. Knead the dough for about one minute. (Alternatively you can do this in a bowl, if you must) Place the dough in a greased (use oil) 9 inch pan. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 350degrees for one hour. Remove and allow to cool.

Chanukah Chocolate Mousse
4 ounces chocolate (milk, semi-sweet or sweet)
4 eggs, separated
1 cup margarine
whipped topping
Melt chocolate in microwave. Add egg yolks and margarine. Mixing with fork, cook over low heat until thick or cook in double boiler over rapidly boiling water, stirring until mixture
becomes thick. Set aside to cool. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into chocolate mixture. Put into serving dishes and refrigerate. Top with whipped cream and serve.
Source: http://www.virtual.co.il/city_services/holidays/chanukah/recipes.htm

Chanukah Stew
4 pounds stew meat
4-6 tablespoons oil
1 cup sliced onions
8 ounces tomato sauce
1 cup red wine
1 cup olive oil
4 carrots, sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
salt and pepper
Brown meat in oil. Remove meat to dutch oven. Brown onions and carrots; set aside. Cook tomato sauce in olive oil and pour to meat. Add garlic, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook one hour. Add wine, and cook an additional 20 minutes.

Happy Chanukah!


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