The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2012)

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. And many of the season’s biggest/most annoying hits were written by Jewish songwriters.

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The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2010)

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. And many of the season’s biggest/most annoying hits were written by Jewish songwriters.

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Irving Berlin, Ellin McKay and White Christmas

Irving Berlin, Ellin McKay and White Christmas

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The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2012)

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. And many of the season’s biggest/most annoying hits were written by Jewish songwriters.

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Jewish Greetings Cheat Sheet

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

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December Holidays

December Holiday information one sheet

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Dreidel: Understanding the Game

How to play the Hanukkah dreidel game! Plus, the meaning of the letters on the dreidel: what they stand for in Hebrew and how their Yiddish meaning shapes the game’s rules.

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Using Thanksgiving Leftovers the Next Day for Hanukkah

Reprinted general information about Thanksgiving recipes that can double as Hanukkah fare, including Tzemmes, Pumpkin, and raison dishes.

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Jewish Holidays Cheat Sheet

Jewish holiday cheat sheet: Find dates & deets

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And A Child Shall Nag Them Into It

The only one who can explain to my son what it means to be the child of a Soviet-born Jewish writer and a Harlem-raised African-American engineer the way that I want it explained, is me.

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