Monday, December 29, 2008

Today is the Eighth Day of Chanukah

The Eighth Night, Photo (c) Lisa Alcalay Klug

It's the last day of Chanukah. Mazal tov to the winners of EIGHT DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS!

Day 1: Yoni Reinharz

Day 2: MRose24

Day 3: Daisy Lov

Day 4: Shirani87

Day 5: JewInaCanoe

Day 6: Meyer Fremder

Day 7: Audrey Bloomberg

AND, drum roll please, TODAY'S WINNERS ARE

Day 8: Atira4Art


Shamash Bonus Round: Russell Smith

We also congratulate our winners at Avishai Weiss and Irena Shakhnovich.

Guests to Lisa's Chanukah book reading at Book Passage in Corte Madera on Dec. 23rd also received a free Chanukah gift with purchase.

All winners receive an autographed copy of Cool Jew. They also snagged a Chanukah goodie bag filled with treats (dreidel, temporary tattoos and discount cards) from, CDs with tunes by musicians Saul Kaye and Hip Hop Shabbat, a kosher snack and more.

A big giant thank you shout out to our sponsors: Jennie Rivlin at, Saul Kaye, Yonatan Gutstadt and Hip Hop Shabbat, Motti Kalifa at Certified Kosher of Oakland, and my publisher, Andrews McMeel. Thanks also to David Abitbol and for participating in EIGHT DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS!

Stay tuned for more winners during the inauguration in Washington, D.C. next month, when Barack Obama becomes president on January 20th. We'll be marking the inauguration with a celebration of multiculturalism in America together with a coalition of Jewish organizations launched by And Lisa will be in DC and environs for radio interview on, a reading at Breathe Books and more. So sign up to win on the home page and we'll keep the giveaways coming atcha!

Meanwhile, mazal tov all around and happy holidays everyone!

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