To Tree or Not to Tree: Interfaith Families Sort Out the Holidays

What will we do about Christmas and/or Hanukkah? Each member of an interfaith family arrives with their own traditions, which may or may not be satisfying. What are your needs? Are they being met? Chances are you haven’t asked that of yourself and other family members. December, where the mega holiday, Christmas, meets the minor holiday, Hanukkah, can be…

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What Jews Believe

(A Torah scroll laid out for repair by a sofer, a Hebrew scribe) One of the things that bothers me a great deal is the believe by many (Jews and non-Jews) that there is a single true Jewish belief on everything from God to food. You can image how happy I was to see this…

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