Personal narrative about the December dilemma, with a recipe to boot!
As grandparents, how can you navigate the December holidays with your grandchildren? How do you balance Hanukkah with their other grandparents' holiday?
"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."
So, I ask you-- can a strong Jewish household celebrate a very not Jewish holiday? How do you navigate your own feelings?
Our booklet explaining Hanukkah. What to expect, its history, customs, foods and games.
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?
Resource for learning how to light the Hanukkah menorah.
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.
A woman who loves Christmas learns to light a menorah and to enjoy two holidays.
It's tough to negotiate holidays in an interfaith family. Now try an interfaith couple with two sets of divorced parents.