Rokhl’s Golden City: The rise of ‘nitl nakht,’ and the outsider appeal of the supernatural
I grew up celebrating Christmas in a Jewish home—a part of my family past I kept hidden for many years
Frankincense and myrrh, best known as part of the Christmas story, are part of a botanical revival aimed at restoring lost species of plants
All my Xmas live in Texas. That’s why I hang my hat in Galilee.
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
Only in Jerusalem do I feel secure enough as a Jew to enjoy the holiday
Don’t pretend Christmas isn’t Christmas. It’s an opportunity to shore up who we are as Jews.
How a Christmas tree came between my neighbor and me
A short short Christmas story
For a Jewish convert, how much Christmas is too much?
My uncle, godfather of the Jewish singles business, created a Christmas Eve tradition
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.
As a Jewish kid surrounded by Christmas cheer, an Afterschool Special inadvertently showed me that I didn’t have to try to fit in
I don’t feel nostalgic about Christmas—I’ve discovered the magic of Hanukkah
The Rankin-Bass animated specials are yuletide staples, so why do they look Jewish and sound gay?
A shopping trip to Borough Park on Dec. 25 reveals a lesson about pious passivity and dignity—and the value of human relations
Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.