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A Soviet Jewish Front in the War on Christmas

Russian Jews used Christmas trees as weapons to fight back against the Kremlin’s war on religion

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When Santa Lived Next Door

A childhood spent gazing wistfully at the neighbors’ Christmas display

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A Polish-Israeli Christmas Tradition Among the Children of Survivors

Every year at Christmas, Howard Kaplan sends thanks and a modest gift to the granddaughter of the woman who hid his mother from the Nazis

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Jules Feiffer’s American Follies

A Christmas tale, starring Will Eisner

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A Jew’s Christmas in Texas

All my Xmas live in Texas. That’s why I hang my hat in Galilee.

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Secret Santa

When I was little, I got to meet Santa Claus at the mall. I quickly discovered that we had something surprising in common.

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A Very Jewish Christmas

Ep. 162: Def Jam alum Bill Adler on his annual Christmas playlist, and ‘Die Hard’ screenwriter Steven de Souza on why the Bruce Willis classic is the ultimate Christmas movie

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Christmas Envy—in Israel

Secular Jews have started to appreciate the nonreligious aspects of the holiday, from blinking lights to chocolate Santas to Mariah Carey’s Yuletide hits

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Winter in the Promised Land

Tablet Fiction: A war correspondent’s Christmas

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Judaism, Actually

‘Love, Actually’ is not just great, but it may also be the most Jewish Christmas movie ever made

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Pine Trees, Latkes, and the NBA

‘Hanukkah, Oy, Hanukkah!’

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Movies and Chinese Food— But Which?

Today on Jewcy: Suggested pairings for your best Jewish Christmas

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Celebrating Debbiemas

What to do when you’re Jewish and your birthday’s December 25? Make your own holiday.

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The Art of Christmas Avoidance

Only in Jerusalem do I feel secure enough as a Jew to enjoy the holiday

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Forget Chinese Food: Our New Christmas Tradition Should Be Jolabokaflod

Iceland’s got the perfect holiday tradition for Jews

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Hanger Management

Ep. 115: Mark Bittman’s new cookbook and ‘By the Book’ podcast host Kristen Meinzer on embracing self-help books

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When Is It OK to Start Celebrating Chanukah?

Today on Jewcy: When can you officially break out the latkes and dreidels?

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Light Source

Tracing where Hanukkah’s most famous metaphor begins, and why it’s relevant today

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Have Yourself an Unorthodox Little Christmas

This week on Unorthodox, how Chinese food and movies became a Jewish Yuletide classic, the Jews behind your favorite Christmas songs, and why Soviet Jews have ‘Christmas’ trees

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12 Yuletide-Themed Cocktails for Hanukkah

It’s been a long year. Drink up.

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Denmark’s Jewish Christmas Cookie

This holiday season, make ‘Jødekager,’ a Snickerdoodle-esque cookie made by Jewish bakeries in Copenhagen since the 17th Century

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Specters of the Skyline

Peering into, and through, the ghostly new Brooklyn

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The Christmas Cookie That Changed Jewish Lives

Lebkuchen have long been a Christmas treat in Germany. But for two Jewish families fleeing the Nazis, these cookies offered hope for the future in a new country.

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How ‘The O.C.’ Taught a Catholic School Girl About Chrismukkah

‘There was one lesson that Sister Maxie and Father Gus didn’t cover, for it was a lesson that could only be taught by the half-Jewish, half-Christian boy of my TV dreams’

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Merry Christmas, Donald Trump

TO: America  FROM: The Jews

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Jewish on Christmas? Sing Along to ‘Yingl Belz.’

The ‘YidLife Crisis’ boys have you covered for all your Christmukkah caroling

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Season’s Greetings

For the Hanukkah edition of our print magazine, the power of miracles

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This Christmas, Stuff Yourself Silly With General Tso’s Chicken

The 98-year-old creator of the famed poultry dish has died. So eat it like you’ve never eaten it before.

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This Holiday Season, Why Not Wear a ‘Yamaclaus’?

Wait, what? No, don’t, thanks.

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This Christmas, Whoopi Goldberg Invites You to Spend $139 on a Hanukkah Sweater

Because who needs bubbe when you’ve got Whoopi?

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