Summer Latkes in December

This post was written last year, Beautiful People, but last night we again attended the last Night of Chanukkah celebration, and it was just as festive and uplifting, albeit the children you see on the photo are now a year older.
May the lights of Chanukkah brighten your year with many blessings!


I am not done withlatkesyet, Beautiful People! In 1989, the Supreme Court ruling upheld displayingChanukkah menorahsin public places as a symbol of “universal religious freedom.” Last night, on the last night ofChanukkah, our Rabbi invited the entire community to light themenorahoutside, at Miami Beach Marina, with festive music,latkes, andsufganiyot(doughnuts).

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On the foreground of this photo, right in front of Rabbi Mann, stands his oldest son, Mendele, a very special boy, a miracle child, as he is known in the community. Without disclosing the diagnosis, I can tell you, Beautiful People, that the doctors’ opinion was that Mendele would never walk, never talk, and never look like “normal people.” It’s only through the heroic efforts of his parents and siblings, as well as support of the entire community, that he has proven the doctors wrong! Mendele not only walks…

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13 Comments Add yours

  1. As someone who works with special needs children and adults, i know how much the community has put into that precious child!

    Zucchini latkes sound like the best thing since carrot cake (which i enjoy].

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    1. Just give it a try, dear Mimi; trust me they are on par with carrot cake, which I also love.
      Thank you so much for your kind comment.


    1. Thank you so much, Derrick.

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    1. Thank you so much for reblogging, dear friend.


  2. Hope you and your family had a good Chanukkah. Happy , healthy New Year too.

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    1. Thank you so much, darling, and the same to you and yours.

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  3. Blessings of light to you my friend!

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Dorothy, and many blessings to you as well!

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  4. Americaoncoffee says:

    Best blessed wishes for the new year. ))))💞💞((((

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    1. Same to you, darling, with best wishes and many blessings!


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