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  • In Israel, Chanukah season is already here

    October 23, 2015 | 12:01 pm

    After more than three weeks of feasts, prayers and days off from work and school, Israel’s busy holiday season — from Rosh Hashanah through Simchat Torah — finally ended earlier this month.

    But, it turns out, another holiday was just beginning: Chanukah.

    To be sure, Chanukah...

  • Eight days of Chanukah candle lighting - Day 8: The great donut finale

    By Jay Firestone

    December 11, 2007 | 9:25 am

    Its been a long week, but now I can finally say that my life is complete, thanks to the Chabad of West Hills, the Chabad of Woodland Hills and the New JCC at Milken…and also about 300 donuts.

    Thanks for watching our Chanukah Special.  Check out JewishJournal.com for more great videos and inspiring articles. 


  • Stan’s Donuts Mixes Flavor and Fame

    By Tom Tugend

    July 1, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    O.J. Simpson dropped in all the time. Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft were regulars, as were Robert Blake and Jayne Mansfield. Steve McQueen pedaled up on his bicycle.

    Now the star clientele at Stan's Corner Donut Shoppe in Westwood tends to be more on the intellectual side. UCLA...

  • Time to Eat the Doughnuts

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    November 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Q: What's better than a piping hot Krispy Kreme doughnut?

    A: A piping hot kosher Krispy Kreme doughnut -- and just in time for Chanukah, which has a holiday tradition of eating fried foods like doughnuts.

    Ever since the franchise expanded beyond its Southeast roots, Krispy Kreme...

  • Deep Fry Diversity

    By Matthew Goodman

    December 13, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    The historical foundations of Chanukah are well documented, in the Apocrypha's First and Second Books of the Maccabees and "The Jewish War" and "Jewish Antiquities," written by the Jewish historian, Josephus, in the first century of the common era. As these sources relate, in the...

  • Krispy Kreme

    By Curt Schleier

    October 21, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The clown blowing balloons in the parking lot is working at breakneck speed, trying her best to keep the crowd entertained. The wait in line is at least an hour. And cars have snaked around the building and up Van Nuys Boulevard, sitting in the hot sun for as many as three hours.