Jewish Cultural Festival

Photos from Cary’s Jewish Cultural Festival

Jewish Cultural Festival

Cary, NC — It was chilly and rainy last Monday night, but that didn’t stop citizens from coming out to celebrate Hanukkah and Jewish culture at the Town of Cary’s Jewish Cultural Festival.  Read more


Food: Potato Latkes for Hanukkah


Cary, NC — Like many families in Cary, we will celebrate the first night of Hanukkah (Tuesday, December 16, 2014) by lighting a menorah, spinning dreidels, and eating traditional foods like potato latkes. Read more

Festival of Lights – Jewish Celebration in Cary

Sharon Kabalo, deputy consul general for Israel in Atlanta lights the Shamash at Cary’s 2nd annual Jewish Festival.

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer

Cary, NC- For the second year, the Town of Cary has partnered with Chabad of Cary, the Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary and Temple Beth Shalom to bring the town a festival to celebrate Hanukkah. Cary lit the large public menorah on the second night of the holiday, this past Sunday.

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Recipe: Latkes and Applesauce

Cary, NC – Hanukkah lasts until Sunday – plenty of time to make potato latkes and homemade applesauce. Here are two recipes we’ve published in the past to celebrate the season. All photos by Joey Rozier from the set “Latkes & Applesauce.” Read more

Recipe: Home Made Applesauce For Hanukkah

Recipe by Leslie Huffman. Photo by Mark the Doctor.

Cary, NC – This time of year many folks love the lights, the songs, the gift giving. It’s all nice, but, I am all about the food. A beautiful roast, roasted vegetables, potato latkes, anything chocolate and family. Read more

Recipe: Potato Pancakes for Hanukkah

Story by Leslie Huffman

Cary, NC – Happy Hanukkah to all our friends in Cary! Here’s a recipe for potato pancakes the Hanukkah way (also called latkes). They’re both symbolic and delicious. And you don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy them. Read more