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Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • An Interfaith Family Deals with the December Holidays: A Review of Sam I Am

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of a book for kids ages 10 to 13 about the stresses of growing up in an interfaith family.

    Date: 01-18-2007
  • It's Chrismukkah Time... Again

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of Chrismukkah: Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate The Hybrid Holiday, Ron Gompertz’s new book on blended rituals for interfaith families.

    Date: 12-18-2006
  • The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2009)

    By Nate Bloom

    Background on the Jewish songwriters of the 25 most popular Christmas songs, with special bio on Irving Berlin, and bonus Hanukkah tracks by non-Jewish songwriters.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Negotiating Faith

    By Gail Quets

    Review of The Guide to Jewish Interfaith Family Life: An Handbook, edited by Ronnie Friedland and Edmund Case, about the variety of experiences of interfaith families and how they experience Judaism.

    Date: 05-24-2007
  • Celebrating Holidays in an Interfaith Stepfamily

    By Dr. Jeffrey Greenhut

    Personal narrative by an unconventional (retired military officer, Republican) Jew describing how he, his non-Jewish fiancee, and both of their families from previous marriages celebrate each other’s holidays.

    Date: 07-26-2007
  • Shmoozin' with… Nathalia Ramos

    By Gerri Miller

    Profile of Natalhia Ramos, one of the stars of Bratz, a musical comedy based on the popular dolls.

    Date: 12-05-2007
  • The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2010)

    By Nate Bloom

    It's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. And many of the season's biggest/most annoying hits were written by Jewish songwriters.

    Date: 12-21-2010
  • Jewish Holidays Can Be Scary

    By Charlotte Gordon

    Daughter of an interfaith family who converted to Judaism in adulthood still feels awkward with Jewish ritual.

    Date: 06-04-2008
  • Remarkable Grandparents and The Screaming Latke

    By Pat Sherman

    Review of three children's books: Papa Jethro, Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family Story and The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • How Not to Tell Your Child Daddy Isn't Jewish

    By Jane Larkin

    I thought if I used the ideas from my interfaith parenting group, the conversation would be easy. I was wrong.

    Date: 01-11-2010

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