Christmas

Hanukah for Adults

Tired of kiddie games and ready for some adult conversation? Join other adults on the second night of Hanukah. We’ll light candles at 7pm – bring your own menorah & candles if you want to. From 7:15 to 8:15pm you have a choice of four workshops: Oil Vey! Hanukah Foods Around the World with Faith…

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Celebrating Holidays in the Interfaith Family

HOME SWEET HOME: Celebrating Holidays in Interfaith Families   Christmas and Chanukah, Easter and Passover, December and April can be challenging times for Jewish families and interfaith families. The whole country seems to be wrapped up in a holiday that Jews don’t observe. Can an interfaith family celebrate both holidays? How would that work for…

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Let’s Talk about Christmas

Every year I tell you not to start negotiating change in December.  Here we are in early November so we can talk about tweaking the December holidays.  I’m not suggesting a complete overhaul.  (Making big changes should be discussed and anticipated.)  But knowing that we are heading into December brings up the question: of what…

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Thinking about Christmas

Thinking about Christmas I have spoken to several people about Christmas and I want to reiterate what I hope you all will do – don’t try to change your observance of the holidays now.  It’s too late in the year to suddenly tell your sweetheart that you can’t bear to have a Christmas tree this…

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What Will You Do on Christmas Day?

Christmas is coming We are heading into the massive HOLIDAY SEASON. Some of you have got your process nailed. You know just where you’ll go, with whom and what you’ll do there. Others of you are not so sure. Feel free to call me and we can talk through the options you’re considering. The closer…

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