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  • Grown-up gelt

    December 7, 2011 | 12:22 pm

    All around the Jewish world, Chanukah is chocolate season. But that doesn’t have to mean you’re stuck with the waxy chocolate coins known as gelt. In fact, a new wave of boutique chocolate makers in Israel are redefining this beloved indulgence in Israel. Many of their skillfully...

  • In search of . . . Chanukah gelt

    By Amy Klein

    November 29, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    My family didn't do Chanukah presents.

    Each year, as winter barraged us in Brooklyn -- mean, wet sleet, mounds of blackened snow -- Chanukah snuck in, to warm our homes. Twenty-five years ago, the American holiday marketing blitz had hardly begun: There were still quiet moments...