Christmas

What do Jews do at Christmas?

Answer: Eat & laugh! Have you ever gone to Kung Pao Kosher? Give it a try. Kung Pao Kosher Comedy You are cordially invited to come celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Kung Pao Kosher Comedy™ – Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese Restaurant (where else?)! Answering the age-old question, “What are Jews supposed to…

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When Chanukah and Christmas Overlap

Many interfaith families find the month of December to be easier to manage with Christmas and Chanukah do not overlap. That way they can devote time to each holiday with the side of the family that celebrates it. But when, like this year, they are on top of each other the sorting out can be…

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Three thoughts for 2011

Welcome to 2011! I sure hope this year brings greater prosperity to the entire world. This time of year a lot of folks make new year’s resolutions. Let me suggest a few resolutions – 1. If Christmas was hard, agree to discuss and work on it NOW while you have 11 months before you have…

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Published on January 7th, 2011

Jewish activities on Dec. 25

Community Day: Free Admission for All The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s Target Community Day on Christmas Day is a day of admission-free fun for all. Explore exhibitions and enjoy family-friendly performances and activities. In celebration of Curious George, families can make their own story boats and create animal pencil cases throughout the day. Take a break…

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Published on December 24th, 2010

Christmas in a Jewish Family

Yes, there are Jewish families that celebrate Christmas. What does that mean? To them, to other Jews, to their children, to their non-Jewish family members? Let’s look at the facts and the fictions around this sensitive subject. This is one of the workshops offered at the Hanukah for Adults evening at the JCC of the…

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