Article Archive

Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • Eight Crazy Nights: An Adam Sandler Film about Hanukkah

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    A review of Adam Sandler’s animated film, Eight Crazy Nights, about the silly antics of a Jewish reveler during the Hannukah season.

    Date: 02-13-2007
  • The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2008)

    By Nate Bloom

    Background on the Jewish songwriters of the 25 most popular Christmas songs.

    Date: 12-08-2008
  • CN8 Nitebeat

    By InterfaithFamily

    CN8 Nitebeat discusses interfaith families and how to have a successful December holiday season.

    Date: 06-19-2007
  • Jewish Knowledge Reaches Deep into Howard Dean's Past--and His Home

    By Matthew E. Berger

    Interview with Howard Dean that focuses on his intermarriage, his knowledge and practicing of Jewish culture and rituals, and the local Jewish community’s response.

    Date: 02-20-2007
  • Family Traditions: Growing Up in an Interfaith Family

    By Rohanna Green

    The personal narrative of a young woman whose Christian father welcomed her mother’s Jewish lifestyle for their home.

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Social Science and the Intermarriage Debate

    By Edmund Case

    Reprinted professional view from Ed Case contrasting the anti-outreach conclusions of Sylvia Barack Fishman’s social scientific study to "other available information," including the personal narratives collected for an essay contest b

    Date: 11-21-2006
  • Solving December's "Dilemma": Authors Tackle Interfaith Issues

    By Azell Murphy Cavaan

    Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life, edited by Ed Case and Ronnie Friedland, a compendium of Interfaithfamily.com’s best articles on interfaith families and their Jewish experiences.

    Date: 05-22-2007
  • Intermarriage Conference: Expert Calls Intermarriage Key Issue for U.S. Jews

    By Robert Wiener

    A news and personal narrative article about a conference on intermarriage in New Jersey and the stories several families tell about how they meet the challenges posed by creating and raising interfaith families.

    Date: 07-24-2007
  • Raising Consciousness about Interfaith Issues within One Jewish Organization

    By Rebecca Rolnick

    Personal narrative about how the new director of North American Federation of Temple Youth (the Reform movement's youth branch) Northeast Region changed their Institute/Convention date from Christmas, which posed a problem for kids from interfaith families, to New Year's.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Better Left Undefined

    By Jasmin Singer

    Personal narrative from the child of a Jewish mother and non-Jewish father (and step-father), about the mixture of Christmas and Hanukkah in her childhood home--and her rejection of religion.

    Date: 08-15-2007

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