Christmas

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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Chanukah and that festive “Christmasy” feeling

How can we have a festive season? This is a question that can come up if you are only celebrating Chanukah but one of you wants the “feel” of Christmas. If you grew up celebrating Christmas you may feel that the excitement of a nationally shared holiday experience is lacking. There’s no way to get…

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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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