Article Archive

Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • Jews and Jello

    By Shana Franklin

    Reprinted article by child of interfaith parents describing the ways in which her mother, who converted to Judaism, incorporated important, "magical" parts of Christianity such as the Easter bunny and Santa Claus, into her kids’

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Honoring In-Laws' Holidays: One Jewish Grandmother's Approach

    By Zell Schulman

    Personal narrative by a grandmother who celebrates Christmas with her son’s in-laws and sends her daughter-in-law a Christmas present along with Hanukkah cookies for the other grandchildren.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Interfaith Families Raising Jews Still Wrestle with Role of Christmas

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article about the different ways interfaith families raising Jewish kids handle Christmas.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Circle Complete for Jewish Convert

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article about Andi Rosenthal who converted to Judaism, and about her final Christmas as a Christian.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Interfaith Hanukkah

    By Diane Barth

    Personal narrative about how the religious attitudes of an interfaith couple changed as they raised their child as a Jew.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • A Recipe for Kris Kringle Kugel? Chrismukkah Time Is Here Again

    By Jane Ulman

    Reprinted news article about the phenomenon of Chrismukkah--who celebrates it, how, and why.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • December Holidays at Our House

    By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

    Personal narrative about an intermarried couple that celebrates both holidays, and other things, equally.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • The Spouse Who Stole Christmas

    By Sue Eisenfeld

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman who is sad her non-Jewish husband decided not to celebrate Christmas this year.

    Date: 12-18-2006
  • The Historical Roots of Hanukkah

    By InterfaithFamily

    A section of A Guide to Hanukkah and the December Dilemma for Interfaith Families: The story of Hanukkah is a story of a revolution in the service of religious freedom.

    Date: 12-07-2008
  • Not Your Typical Jewish Family

    By Johanna Karasik

    Personal narrative about a daughter of divorced interfaith parents whose father decided to hold a Hanukkah/Shabbat celebration and wanted her to teach their multi-faith extended family about Jewish traditions.   

    Date: 08-09-2006

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