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Hanukkah and Christmas

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    It May Seem Grinchlike, but…

    By Adina Giannelli

    Opinion piece and personal narrative arguing for the separate celebrations of Christmas and Hanukkah to uphold the integrity of each.

    Date: 08-09-2006

    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

    Interfaith Hanukkah

    By Diane Barth

    Personal narrative about how the religious attitudes of an interfaith couple changed as they raised their child as a Jew.

    Date: 08-09-2006

    Interfaith Families Raising Jews Still Wrestle with Role of Christmas

    By Joe Berkofsky

    Reprinted news article about the different ways interfaith families raising Jewish kids handle 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

    How Can I Embrace the December Holidays without Offending My Jewish Family?

    By Cheryl Opper

    Personal narrative by an intermarried Christian woman who initially agreed to raising her daughter as a Jew, but realized that she wanted parts of Christian tradition in her house.

    Date: 08-08-2006

    Honoring In-Laws' Holidays: One Jewish Grandmother's Approach

    By Zell Schulman

    Personal narrative by a grandmother who celebrates Christmas with her son’s in-laws and sends her daughter-in-law a Christmas present along with Hanukkah cookies for the other grandchildren.

    Date: 08-08-2006

    Holidays Double Up for Interfaith Families

    By Rachel Zoll

    Reprinted news article about interfaith families celebrating the December holidays and how unusual it is for the first night of Hanukkah to fall on Christmas eve.

    Date: 08-08-2006

    Holiday Miracles: A Novella about an Intermarried Family

    By Ronnie Friedland

    Review of a book about an intermarried woman doubting during the December holidays whether she did the right thing to intermarry, especially when her child becomes sick and she wonders if she is being punished for intermarrying.

    Date: 08-08-2006

    Holiday Guidelines for Interfaith Parents

    By Dr. June Andrews Horowitz

    Professional advice on issues interfaith couples may experience surrounding the December holidays, and guidelines for addressing those issues constructively.

    Date: 08-08-2006

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