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Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • Growing Up Jewish in an Interfaith Family

    By Emily Case

    The personal narrative of a woman raised as a Jew by interfaith parents, but as a child she feared that Jews may not accept her because she celebrated Christmas.

    Date: 08-03-2007
  • Haul out the Hanukkah Books: It's That Time of Year!

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of two children’s books for the December holidays.

    Date: 12-21-2006
  • On the Doorposts of Our House

    By Ellen S. Glazer

    The personal narrative of a woman who was uncomfortable with her boyfriend’s Christmas tree until she realized that it was a way for him to connect to his childhood and deceased parents.

    Date: 06-18-2007
  • Reactions to "Jerusalem," A Play about an Intermarriage, and a Conversation with the Playwright

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Profile of Seth Greenland and review of his new play, "Jerusalem" about an intermarried couple.

    Date: 02-21-2007
  • Unwrapped Gifts

    By Samantha Facciolo

    A young woman’s personal narrative on how she feels that she was bless to have interfaith parents and what she has learned from her Jewish upbringing and her father’s Catholic beliefs.

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Learning from Our 5-Year-Old

    By Tanya H. Keith

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish woman about her daughter’s incredibly strong Jewish identity.

    Date: 08-28-2007
  • 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

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