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Hanukkah and Christmas

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    The Last (Christmas) Supper

    By Brianne Kruger Nadeau

    Brianne, who grew up in an interfaith family, has her last Christmas meal, and wonders if she'll miss it after all.

    Date: 12-27-2013

    We Should Acknowledge Their Sacrifice

    By Rabbi Erin Polansky

    At Christmastime, these righteous and generous partners in our midst are reminded of what they have given up. This year, let us acknowledge their contribution to strengthening our people. Let's remember to say thank you, not to take their involvement for granted.

    Date: 12-18-2012

    Hanukkah Parent School Visits

    By Joanna Brichetto

    All over the country, volunteer parents are visiting their child's classrooms and representing the entire Jewish people in 15 minutes or less. If this is you, here are some suggestions to make your visit educational, fun and positive.

    Date: 12-05-2012

    Delicious and Easy Sephardic Donuts

    By Michael Natkin

    Easy Hanukkah recipe for the Sephardic treat buñuelos, donuts.

    Date: 11-29-2012

    Eight Nights of Hanukkah Family Time

    By Galit Breen

    Since Hanukkah was about spending time together when I was a kid, that's what we're doing with our family now.

    Date: 11-29-2012

    Dreidel: Understanding the Game

    How to play the Hanukkah dreidel game! Plus, the meaning of the letters on the dreidel: what they stand for in Hebrew and how their Yiddish meaning shapes the game's rules.

    Date: 11-25-2012

    Wreaths and Crowns, Christmas and Hanukkah

    By Mae Rockland Tupa

    The surprising history of the Christmas wreath, with a Jewish Hanukkah twist.

    Date: 11-19-2012

    Hanukkah Recipes

    By InterfaithFamily

    Hanukkah recipes compiled from previously published articles.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Doing Hanukkah Big

    By Nora Raleight Baskin

    Personal narrative from a woman with a Jewish mother who reengages with her roots as an adult, partially by making a big deal out of Hanukkah.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Anti-Fir Protest

    By Laurie Biundo

    Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish man about her own unease over Christmas and her family's participation in Hanukkah.

    Date: 08-01-2012

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