Article Archive

Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • The Ghosts of Christmas Past

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative by a woman who converted to Judaism and has a strong Jewish identity, and was surprised to find that she still misses Christmas.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Don't Bring Christmas Back

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    Professional advice from an outreach professional responding to Bringing Christmas Back.

    Date: 12-18-2006
  • Traditional Foods of Hanukkah

    By InterfaithFamily

    Overview of Hanukkah foods, including sufganyot, Hanukkah gelt and links to latke recipes.

    Date: 12-07-2008
  • The Christmas Compromise

    By Sarah Callahan

    Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish woman who struggled to compromise over Christmas with her Christian husband.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Star/Crossed: Jewish Stories from an Interfaith Life Etz Chayim, the Tree of Life

    By Andi Rosenthal

    Personal narrative from a Jew-by-choice coming to terms with giving up Christmas.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Turning the Dilemma into a Tradition

    By Jemi Kostiner Mansfield

    Personal narrative by a woman who is raising Jewish kids, and plans to instill such a strong Jewish identity in them that having a Christmas tree will not damage, but rather strengthen, that identity. 

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Jewish Plus Christmas

    By Brianne Kruger Nadeau

    Personal narrative about woman with a Catholic father who feels very Jewish and is Jewishly involved but still celebrates and finds meaning in Christmas.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • When is Hanukkah, and How Should I Spell It?

    By InterfaithFamily

    Part of A Guide to Hanukkah and the December Dilemma for Interfaith Families.

    Date: 12-07-2008
  • Interfaith Marriages Bring Variety to Holidays

    By Susie L. Oh

    Reprinted news article about the growing number of interfaith families and how their children feel that having interfaith parents is normal.

    Date: 08-14-2007
  • Holiday au Lait

    By Annie Modesitt

    Personal narrative from a Methodist woman married to a Jewish man on how they celebrate Hanukkah but still have a Christmas tree--and aren’t worried about their kids getting confused.

    Date: 11-30-2006

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