Article Archive

Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • "Chrismukkah" is a Bad Idea

    By Edmund Case

    Editorial from Ed Case, the Publisher of InterfaithFamily.com, arguing that Christmukkah is a bad idea since it "could only confuse children being raised with one religious identity in an interfaith family."

    Date: 11-02-2006
  • Christmas, Hanukkah and the Interfaith Family

    By InterfaithFamily

    Suggestions for how to celebrate Hanukkah (Chanukah) and Christmas in interfaith families, including volunteering, doing both and celebrating one at home and one at relatives'.

    Date: 12-07-2008
  • A Decorated December

    By Samantha Facciolo

    Personal narrative and opinion piece from a woman who grew up in an interfaith family arguing that Christmukkah--blending religious traditions--is a bad idea.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Facing the December Dilemma: Guidelines for Interfaith Couples

    By Dr. June Andrews Horowitz

    Professional view consolidating common concerns facing interfaith families around Christmas and Hanukkah, guidelines for negotiating the December Dilemma, and tips for how to decide the best option for your family.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • "Will Santa Bring Me Presents, Even If I'm Jewish"

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative about how one Protestant-Jewish interfaith couple decided to handle the Christmas-Hanukkah presents dillema:  the kids would recieve their main presents on on Hanukkah, but when they got together with their Christian cousins on

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • It May Seem Grinchlike, but…

    By Adina Giannelli

    Opinion piece and personal narrative arguing for the separate celebrations of Christmas and Hanukkah to uphold the integrity of each.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • For Jewish Cookbook Author, Chanukah's about the Art of Frying

    By Linda Morel

    Reprinted profile and Hanukkah recipes from author and master-fryer Shoshana Barer.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • December Dilemma: Interfaith Couples Face Emotional Choices: Christmas, Hanukkah, or Both?

    By Robin Galiano Russell

    Reprinted news article about the Dallas Jewish community in particular, and the different ways couples face the December dilemma.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • For New Greeting-Card Company, Chrismukkah Time Is Here at Last

    By Chanan Tigay

    Reprinted news article about a new greeting card company, that sells cards that blend Christmas and Hanukkah symbols.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • I Still Say 'Chrismukkah' is a Bad Idea

    By Edmund Case

    Editorial by Ed Case, the publisher of InterfaithFamily.com, arguing against the celebration of Chrismukkah since it overlooks the important differences between Christmas and Hanukkah, and it "eliminates the integrity of each."

    Date: 08-01-2012

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