I grew up celebrating Christmas in a Jewish home—a part of my family past I kept hidden for many years
How I came to embrace my husband’s holiday
Politicians and legacy newspapers are trying to turn Jews into soldiers in the war against religion. Don’t let them.
Musical satirist Randy Rainbow gained a following with his politically oriented videos. Now this self-proclaimed ‘bad Jew’ is taking on Santa.
In an excerpt from ‘Christmas in Austin,’ the Essinger family sings ‘O Hanukkah’ at their Texas tree-lighting party
How interfaith couples navigate the Jewish holidays
Russian Jews used Christmas trees as weapons to fight back against the Kremlin’s war on religion
A childhood spent gazing wistfully at the neighbors’ Christmas display
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
A Christmas tale, starring Will Eisner
Using literature to help your spawn feel less left out
All my Xmas live in Texas. That’s why I hang my hat in Galilee.
When I was little, I got to meet Santa Claus at the mall. I quickly discovered that we had something surprising in common.
Secular Jews have started to appreciate the nonreligious aspects of the holiday, from blinking lights to chocolate Santas to Mariah Carey’s Yuletide hits
A war correspondent’s Christmas
‘Love, Actually’ is not just great, but it may also be the most Jewish Christmas movie ever made
‘Hanukkah, Oy, Hanukkah!’
What to do when you’re Jewish and your birthday’s December 25? Make your own holiday.
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