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Christmas, the Contraception Mandate, and Jewish Law

Crispy Christmas: How One Woman Spends Her Holidays

Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.

Why Soviet Jews Have “Christmas” Trees

The secret story of a secular celebration

Is Jewish Christmas Better Than Actual Christmas?

Christmas envy may be a thing of the past

This Christmas, Meet the King of Kosher Gospel

Joshua Nelson will be performing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Can a Jew Love Christmas Music?

For one convert to Judaism, that’s the question of the season

The Truth About Santa, as Revealed to a Jewish Girl Circa 1980

Canadian comedian Ophira Eisenberg tells of the day she went to the mall and conquered her Christmas envy once and for all

How Christmas Helped Me Discover—and Eventually Reclaim—My Jewish Roots

When I was a child, my family’s history was hidden from me. Now I’ve made sure that my own child will always know where she came from.

Iran Nuclear Talks Back On; Mamet’s New Gig

Plus four more ‘knockout’ arrests, and more in the news

The Tattler Guide to Having the Least Christmas-y Christmas Ever

If all the joy and happiness in the air are making you miserable, try one of these six strategies for how to ruin Dec. 25

Is Santa Jewish?

Senator Al Franken weighs in on the debate over Mr. Claus’ ethnicity

All-Star Team of Jews Defiles Christmas in Billy Bob Thornton’s ‘Bad Santa’

How the Coen brothers and Terry Zwigoff helped create a holiday classic that angers gentiles

Finding a Home Where the Hanukkah Candles Outnumber the Christmas Trees

As a Jewish kid surrounded by Christmas cheer, an Afterschool Special inadvertently showed me that I didn’t have to try to fit in

Why Hobby Lobby Isn’t Anti-Semitic

You don’t have to agree with the store’s selection to agree they’re not bigots

New Year’s Believe

Reflecting on a rough 2012, the Tattler suggests we all resolve to do the best we can with what we’ve got

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