Last week, Linda K. Wertheimer wrote for the Huffington Post about how a local grocery chain warmed her heart with a grocery bag featuring a menorah and a Hanukkah greeting. It’s a lovely, warm piece about sharing the holiday spirit. And I had two responses – first, an impulsive disappointment, as I remembered how I […]
Children enjoy helping their parents prepare for special occasions, and Hanukkah is no exception.
Great books to read with your kids as you get ready for the holiday of Hanukkah, learn more about its story.
Review of three children’s books: Papa Jethro, Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family Story and The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story.
Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish woman who struggled to compromise over Christmas with her Christian husband.
Hanukkah is a holiday that commemorates the Jewish recapture and rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in 164 BCE.
A review of Adam Sandler’s animated film, Eight Crazy Nights, about the silly antics of a Jewish reveler during the Hannukah season.
Resource for learning how to light the Hanukkah menorah.
Personal narrative from a Jewish woman married to a non-Jewish man about her own unease over Christmas and her family’s participation in Hanukkah.
Personal narrative from a woman with a Jewish mother who reengages with her roots as an adult, partially by making a big deal out of Hanukkah.