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Hanukkah and Christmas

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    Imagine... It's Chrismukkah Time Again!

    By Ron Gompertz

    Opinion piece from the creator of Chismukkah.com, arguing why it is a good idea: it leads people to be open-minded, and is a way "to break down barriers that separate us...it celebrates what we have in common rather than what makes us diffe

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Jewish Plus Christmas

    By Brianne Kruger Nadeau

    Personal narrative about woman with a Catholic father who feels very Jewish and is Jewishly involved but still celebrates and finds meaning in Christmas.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Learning to Let Go of Christmas

    By Alice Hale

    Personal narrative from a converted Jew who’s trying to give up Christmas--but her children won’t let her.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Baby's First Christmas

    By Jennifer Morris

    Ever since her first Christmas with their family, she's loved being a Jew at her in-law's special holiday.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Giving up Christmas and Celebrating Ourselves

    By Janet Silver Ghent

    She had such happy memories of celebrating Christmas in her Jewish family as a child that she threw herself into Christmas as an adult. Giving it up has been difficult for her--and for the children of her first, interfaith marriage.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Turning the Dilemma into a Tradition

    By Jemi Kostiner Mansfield

    Personal narrative by a woman who is raising Jewish kids, and plans to instill such a strong Jewish identity in them that having a Christmas tree will not damage, but rather strengthen, that identity. 

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Christmas with Christians and Jews

    By Rachel Mauro

    As a child of an interfaith family, it was a positive experience to have Christmas every year with friends of her parents: a Christian family and an observant Jewish one.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Guide to Hanukkah for Interfaith Families

    By InterfaithFamily

    A resource guide for interfaith families on Hanukkah, with some notes on how other families raising Jewish children have solved the December Dilemma.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    Hanukkah And The American Spirit

    By Rabbi Howard A. Berman

    Hanukkah is significant in the history of the United States.

    Date: 08-01-2012

    How To Make Latkes

    Ever wonder how to make the yummy Hanukkah treats? This video teaches you how to make your own latkes - potato pancakes - in a variety of flavors.

    Date: 12-19-2011

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