In our Jewish home, we don’t have a Christmas tree. But that doesn’t mean we can’t help our non-Jewish friends decorate their trees in their homes.
How I came to embrace my husband’s holiday
How a Christmas tree came between my neighbor and me
I get it, we’re Jewish; but would having a festooned fir really kill us?
Seeing the Empire State Building lit in blue and white set my mind whirling
Each year on Hanukkah, I remember a holiday scene from my childhood
The secret story of a secular celebration
Forget the menurkey; you can have a Christmas tree on your Hanukkiah
It’s the time of year when intermarried Jews are lectured against Christmas trees. Given marriage trends, the lecturers should learn to pipe down.
Facing my first Christmas alone in decades and volunteering at a nearby soup kitchen, I discovered an unexpected and enveloping community