Rokhl’s Golden City: Angela Lansbury’s forgotten 1996 made-for-television movie ‘Mrs. Santa Claus’ is a big, gay, pro-union holiday extravaganza
Rokhl’s Golden City: The rise of ‘nitl nakht,’ and the outsider appeal of the supernatural
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.
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.
Frankincense and myrrh, best known as part of the Christmas story, are part of a botanical revival aimed at restoring lost species of plants
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