Professional advice tips for interfaith families on how to handle the conflict between Christmas and Hanukkah, compiled from suggestions by contributors to InterfaithFamily.com.
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
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
Article about an older interfaith couple with grown children who married and the wife converted to Judaism and discovered a way to deal with giving up Christmas, by dividing her beloved Christmas tree ornaments and plastic treeamong her ch
Personal narrative about a grandmother celebrating Hanukkah with her Baptist grandsons.
Editorial from Ed Case, the Publisher of InterfaithFamily.com, arguing that Christmukkah is a bad idea since it "could only confuse children being raised with one religious identity in an interfaith family."
Personal narrative about a young woman’s family’s traditions of celebrating both Christmas and Hanukkah in the home, since December holidays are really all about family and food.
Personal narrative explaining why one intermarried woman decided she couldn’t have a tree, even though it was the only vestage of Christianity that held meaning for her husband.
Reprinted news article about a controversy in a New Jersey school district over a mysterious ban on the brass ensemble playing Christmas carols--no one knows who instigated the ban, and no one’s sure whether it’s necessary!
Personal narrative by a woman who grew up in an interfaith family, remembering how Christmas in her house was more about tradition, familiarity and family than religion.