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The Light of Chanukah in Israel and American Fighter Planes to Egypt

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

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Yishai and Malkah wishing our listeners a Happy Chanukah and talking about a Brit milah that the Fleisher family attended along with witnessing the lighting of the Menorah at the Kotel. They move on to talk how Chanukah is needed to encourage not only a strong Israel but also a strong Jewish People. They end the segment by talking about American deliveries of fighter aircraft to the Egyptian Government and presenting a special musical piece from Shlomo Katz.

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Chanukah Cooking: Lebanon Oama (Doughnut)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Chanukah is definitely a holiday of lights, but not of light cooking. Here is the second in a series of Chanukah dishes from different Jewish communities from around the world:

Lebanon Oama (donut)

Ingredients:

1 cooked medium potato mashed

30 g fresh yeast

1 tsp sugar

2 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1 cup warm water

Oil for frying

Sugar syrup:

4 cups water

2 cups sugar

Lemon juice from 1/2 lemon

Orange juice from 1/2 orange

How to prepare:

1.  Mix in bowl flour and fresh yeast and slowly add in water, add in the mashed potato and let your mixer work for about 12 minutes.

2.  Cover bowl with clean towel and let dough rise for about an hour.

3.  Prepare syrup:  boil water with sugar, once the sugar is melted and water is boiling, lower flame and slowly add orange and lemon juice. Let the syrup cool down and do not serve warm.

4.  Warm up oil in the frying pan, form little balls of the dough and gently drop into oil.

5.  Once the dough is golden remove from frying pan and dry on paper towels.

6.  Dip the Oama in syrup and serve.

Happy Chanukah

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/food/recipes/chanukah-cooking-lebanon-oama-doughnut/2011/12/21/

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