Article Archive

Hanukkah and Christmas

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  • What Will We Do About Christmas? (After the Grandparents Are Gone)

    By Suzanne Koven

    Personal narrative from a woman who reflects on her son’s question about what happens to the family’s celebration of Christmas when grandpa dies.

    Date: 12-18-2006
  • Interfaith Holidays at the Office

    By Lyssa Friedman

    Personal narrative about an interfaith friendship where each partner taught the other why their holiday--Christmas or Hanukkah--was uniqe and important, and both learned to sympathize with the other’s December stresses and joys.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Many Interfaith Families Face Evergreen Dilemma

    By Julie Wiener

    Reprinted news article about rabbis’ opinions on whether they should officiate at in-house brit mila and baby-namings in houses that are decorated for Christmas.

    Date: 08-09-2006
  • Chrismukkah: O.C.'s Answer to the December Dilemma

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Opinion piece and review of the O.C.’s Chrismukkah celebration, describing Chrismukkah as a purely consumer holiday.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Facing Interfaith Issues in December and Beyond

    By Deborah Fineblum Raub

    Reprinted general information survey of the outreach programs offered to interfaith families in the Boston area.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • Dear Dr. Paula: On Christmas Trees

    By Dr. Paula Brody

    Professional advice article saying how important it is for each partner to acknowledge and understand how the other feels about holidays and these feelings may change over time.

    Date: 06-04-2007
  • 'Tis the Season to Be Ironic

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from a Protestant man raising Jewish children on how the family "helps" his parents celebrate Christmas at his parents’ house every year.

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • Getting Through The December Holidays

    By Wendy Weltman Palmer

    Professional advice from an outreach professional advising couples to discuss and understand the underlying feelings (of loss, exclusion, etc) that make the December holidays into a dilemma.

    Date: 08-08-2006
  • A Magen David on Our Christmas Tree

    By Simon Round

    Feature on an intermarried family in Britain that celebrates Christmas.

    Date: 11-30-2006
  • All About the Olive Oil: Frying Up a Tasty, Festive Repast for Hanukkah

    By Linda Morel

    Profile of Susie Fishbein, author of Kosher by Design, including some Hanukkah recipes.

    Date: 08-08-2006

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