Sean Panikkar treats his body well. Even when on the road, he makes time for running and lifting weights. He cooks his own food. Restaurant fare tends to be unhealthy and, besides, you never know who made it; it’s not worth the risk of getting sick.
In the popular imagination, Hanukkah is the Jewish equivalent of Christmas: a central religious holiday held during the winter. Like Christmas, it’s grown bigger and more commercialized over the years, and comes complete with its own presents, decorations and songs (“so drink your gin and tonic-ah,” as Adam Sandler sings).