Tag archives: Hanukkah

First Annual Montecito Chanukah Celebration 
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 19, 2023

Sunday, December 10 saw Montecito’s First Annual Chanukah celebration with open invitation to all to join for the lighting of the menorah, held at the park in front of Pierre Lafond on East Valley Road.  The celebration was formed by Montecito’s Rabbi Chaim Loschak, Executive Director of Chabad of Montecito, and his wife Mushkie Loschak […]

Menorah Lighting in Montecito
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 5, 2023

The first public menorah lighting in Montecito is scheduled for Sunday, December 10, from 4 pm to 5:30 pm at the Upper Village Green, on the corner of San Ysidro Road and East Valley. The event is likely to become an annual tradition to add to Montecito’s array of holiday celebrations.  Rabbi Chaim and Mushkie […]

Faye Levy on Jewish Cooking: A Diaspora of Flavors
By Claudia Schou   |   December 20, 2022

On a recent afternoon I received a random phone call from a senior woman who lived in Hope Ranch. She introduced herself as Vibeke Einhorn. She said she had a box of cookbooks, and that she was moving into an assisted care facility, and would I want them. Her kind, dignified voice and fondness for […]