So, I ask you– can a strong Jewish household celebrate a very not Jewish holiday? How do you navigate your own feelings?
Great books to read with your kids as you get ready for the holiday of Hanukkah, learn more about its story.
Review of a book about an intermarried woman doubting during the December holidays whether she did the right thing to intermarry, especially when her child becomes sick and she wonders if she is being punished for intermarrying.
Personal narrative about the December dilemma, with a recipe to boot!
Questions about the tree, divorced, adoptive or blended families and what about all the mistakes?
1314 Originally published on the Chicago Carless blog, under the title Fifteen Christmases and an Eitz Moed. In Hebrew, “eitz” means “tree” and “moed” means, among other things, “festival.” December 8, 2011 I thought about adding, “Or, how to decorate a Chanukah bush” to the title of this post. Except it isn’t. It’s an Eitz […]
The holiday season, from
Thanksgiving on, can be an
emotionally overloaded time
for many families in all kinds of ways that have nothing to do
with interfaith issues.
A fun, educational quiz about Hanukkah
Personal narrative about one Jewish woman’s attempt to bring Christmas into her home so that her young daughter would not feel left out of the fun, and her ultimate return to her Jewish traditions.
Professional advice from two outreach professionals on Fearing the Holidays, an article about a non-Jewish woman grappling with the December