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Hanukkah and Christmas

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    Oy Tannenbaum

    By Molly Parr

    Personal narrative about the December dilemma, with a recipe to boot!

    Date: 12-15-2011

    Grandparents and the December Dilemma

    By Sunie Levin

    As grandparents, how can you navigate the December holidays with your grandchildren? How do you balance Hanukkah with their other grandparents' holiday?

    Date: 12-13-2011

    Fifteen Christmases and a Festival Tree

    By Michael Doyle

    "Last December, on a Jewish journey and with my possessions in storage, I celebrated my first tree-free holiday season. This year, officially Jewish and back in my own apartment, I'm finally faced with the December Dilemma. Jews don't put up Christmas trees, and there's no such thing as a Chanukah bush. And then I got an idea."

    Date: 12-07-2011

    Christmukkah…?

    By Jordyn Rozensky

    So, I ask you-- can a strong Jewish household celebrate a very not Jewish holiday? How do you navigate your own feelings?

    Date: 12-02-2011

    Hanukkah Booklet

    Our booklet explaining Hanukkah. What to expect, its history, customs, foods and games.

    Date: 11-29-2011

    Why Hanukkah?

    By Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

    Hanukkah means dedication, but to what are the Jewish people dedicated? What did the holiday mean in the past, and how does it apply now?

    Date: 12-01-2010

    Lighting the Hanukkah Menorah

    By InterfaithFamily

    Resource for learning how to light the Hanukkah menorah.

    Date: 11-30-2010

    Oh Christmas Tree: A Discussion Packet

    By InterfaithFamily

    It's not an elephant in the room--it's just a little pine tree. Want to talk about it? Try our new discussion packet for interfaith couples.

    Date: 12-15-2009

    It's the Great Compromise, Charlie Brown!

    By Nicole Habif

    A woman who loves Christmas learns to light a menorah and to enjoy two holidays.

    Date: 12-04-2009

    So You Think You Can December Like Us?

    By Cassie Havel Morgenstern

    It's tough to negotiate holidays in an interfaith family. Now try an interfaith couple with two sets of divorced parents.

    Date: 12-04-2009

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