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Hanukkah and Christmas

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    Don't Bring Christmas Back

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    Professional advice from an outreach professional responding to Bringing Christmas Back.

    Date: 12-18-2006

    Fear Not!

    By Dawn C. Kepler

    Professional advice from two outreach professionals on Fearing the Holidays, an article about a non-Jewish woman grappling with the December

    Date: 12-14-2006

    Fearing the Holidays

    By Kim Mortellite

    Personal narrative from a non-Jewish woman engaged to a Jewish man who plans on raising their children Jewish struggling with how to balance Hanukkah and Christmas.

    Date: 12-14-2006

    O' Christmas Tree, O' Christmas Tree--You're So Much More Than--Foliage!

    By Marlena Thompson

    Personal narrative about an intermarried woman who refused to have a Christmas tree in her home until her husband had a stroke and she realized how much he had missed having one.

    Date: 12-04-2006

    A Magen David on Our Christmas Tree

    By Simon Round

    Feature on an intermarried family in Britain that celebrates Christmas.

    Date: 11-30-2006

    'Tis the Season to Be Ironic

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from a Protestant man raising Jewish children on how the family "helps" his parents celebrate Christmas at his parents’ house every year.

    Date: 11-30-2006

    Holiday au Lait

    By Annie Modesitt

    Personal narrative from a Methodist woman married to a Jewish man on how they celebrate Hanukkah but still have a Christmas tree--and aren’t worried about their kids getting confused.

    Date: 11-30-2006

    Handling the December Holidays: Ten Tips from InterfaithFamily.com

    By InterfaithFamily

    Professional advice tips for interfaith families on how to handle the conflict between Christmas and Hanukkah, compiled from suggestions by contributors to InterfaithFamily.com.

    Date: 11-29-2006

    Journeying in and out of Christmas

    By Ronnie Caplane

    Personal narrative by a woman who always wanted to celebrate Christmas as a child,  and as a mother decided to celebrate Christmas with her otherwise (interfaith) Jewish family, only to find it was a lot of work and it felt wro

    Date: 11-15-2006

    Negotiating Christmas

    By Rena Mello

    Personal narrative about an interfaith couple who argued over whether or not to have a Christmas tree until the man decided he loved the woman too much to break up over that issue. His flexibility, plus an interfaith couples discussion group the c

    Date: 11-15-2006

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