Other events include menorahs on Islington Green and at the Jewish Museum in Camden Town.
It’s no secret that it’s the world capital of baked goods, but besides the usual brioches and baguettes, Paris is also a great place to discover Hanukkah’s traditional sweet, sufganiyot.
That’s good news for Jews and non-Jews alike who want to travel during the eight-day period: because it’s a joyous time instead of a period of mourning, shops, museums and other attractions are open for much of the week, and its usual proximity to Christmas often makes it a convenient time for school holidays.
The community’s public menorah is in posh Recoleta, in the Plaza Republica Oriental del Uruguay.
To visit the stained-glass-filled Templo Libertad, home to the Jewish museum and a kosher restaurant, you’ll need to arrive a day or two before your planned visit and bring your passport – sadly, security measures like these became necessary after two bombings in the 1990s targeted local Jewish sites.
The eggnog base is made with egg yolks that you temper with hot milk, and then heat until it thickens. For a traditional eggnog you also whip up some egg whites to stiff peaks, and then fold those into the eggnog mixture, making it light and fluffy.
The egg whites are not cooked and these days people avoid eating raw eggs because of the salmonella risk. 2 Heat milk with cinnamon and cloves: Combine the milk, cloves, and cinnamon in a thick-bottomed saucepan.
Hanukkah’s most famous food is the latke (potato pancake) – the best one is at the Jewish-style (not kosher) La Crespo sandwich shop near Parque Los Andes.
It may be the home of the Pope, but there’s a small but active Jewish community in the Eternal City, mostly around the Portico d’Ottavia area (the one-time Jewish ghetto established in 1555).I didn’t even know that eggnog was a “spiked” drink until well into my adult years!Even now, I prefer my eggnog only lightly boozed, if at all.These jam doughnuts are fried in oil as a nod to the Hanukkah story, where the lamp remained lit for eight days despite only having enough oil for one.David Cohen, founder of “The Ashkenazis are at their kosher bakeries in the 19th around Ourcq, while the Tunisian Jews are just up the road in the now-trendy 20th by Belleville at the legendary Tunisian Kosher Patisserie Nani.” Tel Aviv and Jerusalem have a relationship not unlike New York and Los Angeles – fractious siblings who force everyone to take a side.(If the mixture does curdle you may be able to save it by running it through a blender.) 5 Remove from heat and stir in the cream.