Hanukkah and Christmas

Hanukkah symbols

Christmas. Hanukkah. Which takes precedence? Can you do both? Can you not do both? The December dilemma is one of the biggest issues many intermarried families face. Learn how to conquer the conflict with our wide range of articles, resources and links.  We also have a quick resource page with videos and FAQ’s to get some quick answers.

The upcoming dates for Hanukkah are:

Hanukkah lasts 8 days, and starts the evening of December 22, 2019; December 10, 2020; and November 28, 2021.

Hanukkah BookletHanukkah booklet

Explaining the customs, rituals, history, foods and more, this booklet will be a popular reference for all families this winter.

Hanukkah GuideGuide

Our Guide to Hanukkah for Interfaith Families includes history, observances, symbols, food and recipes, and more.


Eight Candles and a Tree Book CoverKids
There are many great books to read with your kids before and during Hanukkah. Check these out or try an activity:



VideosHow to do Hanukkah Video




dreidelsQuick Reference




FoodFrying Latkes




Further reading




Additional Resources