Questions of how Jewish children can or should engage with Christmas are nothing new. A battle over the holiday erupted in American public schools more than a century ago.
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.
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
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?