At Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School in Northridge, the 640 pupils, pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, are participating in a variety of Hanukkah activities throughout the week, including making sufganiyot, a type of jelly doughnut
without the hole, said Rabbi Elon Sunshine, the rabbi-in-residence at the school.
He has promised to go on ``a power diet'' over the summer, the better to report to training camp leaner than last fall when he showed up looking conspicuously like The Big Jelly Doughnut
Fishing reel pit stop:Salt, sand, dirt and jelly doughnut
debris can seriously hamper the performance of a reel and shorten its life span.
Like Thanksgiving, Hanukkah has its own cultural and traditional foods such as latkes and jelly doughnuts
I said, 'I should just do a big juicy steak painting -- something you want to bite your teeth into,"' he recalled the other day at his apartment, where the walls are covered with oil paintings of jelly doughnuts
, hot dogs, croissants, slices of pancetta, pieces of sushi, curiously erotic whorls of bacon and many, many wedges of cheese.
Bait Station Bear Bait tastes and smells like jelly doughnuts
Some will eat potato latkes, jelly doughnuts
and chocolate gelt.
Children have been burned by biting into microwaved jelly doughnuts
that were cool to the touch, or by the steam escaping from a too-quickly-opened bag of microwave popcorn.
At Monday's mall gathering, a growing crowd was offered homemade jelly doughnuts
that were passed through the rows of seats.
It includes music, dreidel games and Hanukkah food, such as latkes and jelly doughnuts
, plus the lighting of the menorah.
The list also included soup, tacos, chili dogs, hamburgers, ribs and wings, fried chicken, jelly doughnuts
, soda, and chocolate.
Usually laden with sugar, heavy cream and fats, the potato pancakes, jelly doughnuts
, and blintzes associated with the Jewish Festival of Lights are anything but light on calories.