Tag Archives: Christmas

There is no war on Christmas
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

There is no war on Christmas

There is no war on Christmas, or Christian believers. “Happy Holiday” cards, despite what a few Christians say.

My Best Passover in 35 Years
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

My Best Passover in 35 Years

The place Passover holds in the Jewish family is much closer to Christmas than Easter. Passover is as stressful as Christmas for all the same reasons.

Hanukkah: The Jewish Holiday that Falls at Christmastime
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

Hanukkah: The Jewish Holiday that Falls at Christmastime

There is no similarity between Christmas and the Jewish holiday that falls in December, except that both are festive celebrations with lights.

Christmas Is When Jewish Children Learn They Are not Christian
Religion, spirituality, and Jewish life

Christmas Is When Jewish Children Learn They Are not Christian

Christmas is when Jewish children learn they are not Christian. It’s a hard lesson for young children to learn, and for parents to teach. No matter how loudly some Christians complain about a war on Christmas to win a few votes, or raise a few dollars or TV ratings, children are better off if we leave Christ, and all other religion-specific references, out of winter celebrations in public school, where children are a captive audience and have a special fear of ridicule from their teachers and peers.