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Hanukkah and Christmas

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    What is Hanukkah?

    By InterfaithFamily

    Hanukkah is a holiday that commemorates the Jewish recapture and rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in 164 BCE.

    Date: 11-16-2016

    To Tree or Not to Tree? That Is (Sometimes) the Question

    By InterfaithFamily

    Questions about the tree, divorced, adoptive or blended families and what about all the mistakes?

    Date: 11-12-2016

    Some Specific Approaches Interfaith Families Use for Hanukkah and Christmas

    By InterfaithFamily

    Various approaches for how to celebrate Hanukkah (Chanukah) and Christmas in interfaith families.

    Date: 11-12-2016

    Hanukkah, Christmas, and Your Interfaith Family

    By InterfaithFamily

    The holiday season, from Thanksgiving on, can be an emotionally overloaded time for many families in all kinds of ways that have nothing to do with interfaith issues.

    Date: 11-12-2016

    Symbols and Observances of Hanukkah

    By InterfaithFamily

    Hanukkah, unlike the major Jewish holidays, does not require any days off from work, any major preparation or any long worship services. Itís an eight day holiday that consists mainly of lighting candles, singing songs, eating traditional foods and playing dreidel.

    Date: 11-10-2016

    Symbols and Observances of Hanukkah

    By InterfaithFamily

    How do we celebrate the festival of lights? Learn about menorahs, dreidels and more.

    Date: 07-14-2016

    Traditional Foods of Hanukkah

    By InterfaithFamily

    Because of the miracle of the oil, it's traditional to eat fried foods during Hanukkah

    Date: 07-12-2016

    When is Hanukkah?

    By InterfaithFamily

    Find out when the festival of lights will be this year

    Date: 06-29-2016

    What is Hanukkah?

    By InterfaithFamily

    Learn more about this popular Jewish holiday and its story of miracles

    Date: 06-29-2016

    How to Make a Kid-Friendly, DIY Menorah

    By Jewish Boston

    An activity guide from JewishBoston for Hanukkah

    Date: 12-04-2014

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