Article Archive

Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • 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
  • Survey Says: Interfaith Families Keep Holidays Seperate

    By Douglas J. Guth

    Reprinted news article interviewing Ed Case about InterfaithFamily.com’s survey of how its readers celebrate the December holidays.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Wax and Tinsel

    By Joelle Asaro Berman

    Personal narrative about a young woman’s family’s traditions of celebrating both Christmas and Hanukkah in the home, since December holidays are really all about family and food.

    Date: 08-10-2006
  • Fearing the Holidays

    By Kim Mortellite

    Personal narrative from a non-Jewish woman engaged to a Jewish man who plans on raising their children Jewish struggling with how to balance Hanukkah and Christmas.

    Date: 12-14-2006
  • Bringing Christmas Back

    By Gina Hagler

    Personal narrative from a woman who, 10 years after converting to Judaism, decides to do Christmas again.

    Date: 12-18-2006
  • Family Hanukkah Celebrations Plus Recipes for Fried Chicken Cutlets

    By Jayne Cohen

    Family Hanukkah Celebrations Plus Recipes for Fried Chicken Cutlets.

    Date: 06-06-2007
  • Hanukkah--A Chance to Rededicate Myself to Passing On This Grandmother's Traditions: Plus Recipes

    By Zell Schulman

    Personal narrative from a Jewish grandma describing how Hanukkah celebrations have changed since she was a ilttle girl.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • December Dilemma: Distorting Chanukah

    By Gaby Wenig

    Reprinted news article exploring the view that although families who celebrate Hanukkah tend to celebrate it as a "religious’ holiday, ironically the “real” message, which is overlooked, is a message against assi

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • December Dilemma: What to Celebrate? Mixed-Religion Families Juggle Their Observances

    By Kim Lamb Gregory

    Reprinted news article about interfaith families and the tough decisions they must make surrounding celebrations of the December holidays, including InterfaithFamily.com’s view on the need to choose one religious identity for children.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • December Holiday Issues

    By Nancy Laufer

    Personal narrative about an intermarried woman who wanted to celebrate Christmas but one day came upon a book that interested her in Judaism, and then the whole family began to study and observe Judaism together.

    Date: 08-08-2006

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