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Shabbat and Other Holidays

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  • Beyond the Lulav and the Etrog

    By Jane Larkin

    She didn't celebrate Sukkot growing up, but it's just perfect for her young interfaith family to express gratitude for their garden and nature.

    Date: 09-29-2009
  • Shavuot: The Zeppo Marx of Jewish Holidays

    By J.J. Goldberg

    The most intriguing messages of Shavuot--Intermarriage! Open borders! Socialism!--don't get advertised because they don't follow today's approved script.

    Date: 05-17-2010
  • Shavuot: The Basics

    Feast of Weeks? What does that mean? Here's a handy pamphlet to print or email to friends that explains a holiday with special meaning for interfaith families.

    Date: 05-08-2010
  • Rosh Hodesh--It's for Everyone

    By Diana Zankowsky

    A minor holiday with special resonance for women provides an opportunity to reach out to all members of the community, including non-Jewish women.

    Date: 01-09-2009
  • When You Have Eaten Your Fill, Give Thanks

    By Edmon J. Rodman

    Thanksgiving? Yeah, it's a Jewish holiday. It's everyone's holiday!

    Date: 11-26-2008
  • Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher

    By Elana Roth

    Review of Laurel Snyder's Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher. A story about a confused pig - and inclusivity.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Variations on Making Shabbat

    By InterfaithFamily

    No two Jews have the same Shabbat rules. As long as you don't work on Shabbat, you're keeping the Sabbath.

    Date: 05-20-2009
  • What is Tu Bishvat Anyway?

    By InterfaithFamily

    Explanation and history of Tu Bishvat, new year of the trees according to the Jewish calendar, and its customs.

    Date: 01-05-2011
  • The Fourth of July: A Jewish Holiday

    By Rabbi Barbara Aiello

    My parents had seen hatred and cruelty and had been on the receiving end of anti-Semitism. They were forever grateful to live in America.

    Date: 07-08-2010
  • Hamantaschen Recipes

    By InterfaithFamily

    Recipes for making hamantaschen, a Purim favorite.

    Date: 02-24-2011

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