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Shabbat and Other Holidays

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    Christmas Tu Bishvat Trees Melding Holidays Serves Environmental Needs

    By Tom Tugend

    Reprinted news article about a joint synagogue-church project to purchase trees to be used first as Christmas trees, then for Tu Bishvat, and then to be planted in a public park.

    Date: 12-22-2010

    Backyard Bounty for a Tu Bishvat Seder

    By Edmon J. Rodman

    Discussion of the author's contemporary celebration of the New Year of the Trees.

    Date: 11-29-2010

    Jewish Greetings Cheat Sheet

    By InterfaithFamily

    Are you afraid to open your mouth in Jewish settings because you don't know what to say? We can help!

    Date: 07-12-2010

    The Fourth of July: A Jewish Holiday

    By Rabbi Barbara Aiello

    My parents had seen hatred and cruelty and had been on the receiving end of anti-Semitism. They were forever grateful to live in America.

    Date: 07-08-2010

    A Shabbat Experience For Your Group of Friends

    By InterfaithFamily

    A guide for small groups of interfaith couples and families who want to “do Jewish” and celebrate an interactive Shabbat dinner together.

    Date: 06-28-2010

    Shavuot: The Zeppo Marx of Jewish Holidays

    By J.J. Goldberg

    The most intriguing messages of Shavuot--Intermarriage! Open borders! Socialism!--don't get advertised because they don't follow today's approved script.

    Date: 05-17-2010

    Shavuot: The Basics

    Feast of Weeks? What does that mean? Here's a handy pamphlet to print or email to friends that explains a holiday with special meaning for interfaith families.

    Date: 05-08-2010

    My First Purim

    By Anthony Johnson

    As I laughed at the jokes and yelled at Haman, I realized something--I was fitting in. The folks in that room were as passionate as I was about reconciling their religion with their sexuality. I was at a Jewish event, but I was surrounded by other queers and we were having a blast.

    Date: 02-26-2010

    A Musical Invitation to Shabbat Peace

    By Mimi DuPree

    This album would make a great gift to non-Jewish friends to whom I'd like to introduce some of the wonders of Shabbat.

    Date: 01-04-2010

    Guide to the Synagogue for Interfaith Couples and Families: What Happens at a Synagogue?

    By InterfaithFamily

    New to synagogues? We hope this guide will help you find a good community for your interfaith family.

    Date: 10-30-2009

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