Love, Lights, Hanukkah

Mary Katharine Ham and Bethany Mandel talk about this rare Hanukkah offering in the Hallmark oeuvre, Bethany’s very deep and real feelings for Ben Savage, how to get engaged in eight days or less and why that’s an awesome idea, and whether Bethany deserves a screenwriting credit.

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  1. mildlyo Member
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    That was a really wide ranging discussion.

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  2. DuncanFrissell Inactive
    DuncanFrissell
    @DuncanFrissell

    Ricochet Audio Network:

    Mary Katharine Ham and Bethany Mandel talk about this rare Hanukkah offering in the Hallmark oeuvre, Bethany’s very deep and real feelings for Ben Savage, how to get engaged in eight days or less and why that’s an awesome idea, and whether Bethany deserves a screenwriting credit.

    You might also want see and comment on the non-holiday Hallmark film:

    Loving Leah2009 ‧ 1h 38m

    involving a secular Jewish MD who ceremonially marries his Rabbi brother’s widow to follow tradition and you’ll never guess what happens …

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  3. Jim Wright Inactive
    Jim Wright
    @JimW

    This podcast is a highlight of my holiday season, and bonus Bethany! this is just a relaxing hour wih the Ricochet Mishpocheh. (I’m a Mormon goy, so I hope I used that right).

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  4. colleenb Member
    colleenb
    @colleenb

    Great dissection of a Hallmark movie. I second Loving Leah especially since it didn’t involve Christians or Christmas. One of problems Bethany is that the Protestant Bible does not include the Maccabees. I think for a time many Jews did not want to have to explain the story so the whole ‘Hannakuh is a Jewish Christmas’ became an easy shorthand.

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