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The Christmas Survival Guide...for Jews!

The Christmas Survival Guide...for Jews!

Growing up in America, we might feel like we know everything there is to know about Christmas. I mean, it's everywhere, from television specials to... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Molly Parr

Christmas Noodle Kugel

When my husband, Rich, and I first started dating, I wanted to share as much from my culture as I could. He learned to sing... Read More
Posted in: Food
Eggnog Challah French Toast: An Interfaith Christmas Breakfast Tradition

Eggnog Challah French Toast: An Interfaith Christmas Breakfast Tradition

Every Friday night my husband, Rich, and I observe Shabbat, which for us means getting a Cheryl Ann's challah. That's too much bread for the... Read More
Posted in: Food
Christmas Mass 101: A Cheat-Sheet for Jews

Christmas Mass 101: A Cheat-Sheet for Jews

Christmas Mass seems to fascinate lots of Jews, perhaps because in a holiday that is otherwise overflowing with presents and boozy signature drinks, this is... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
The Mysteries of Stocking Stuffers... Unpacked

The Mysteries of Stocking Stuffers... Unpacked

Chanukah is not, religiously speaking, a major holiday. It's been elevated in order to make Jewish children feel less left out during the Christmas season.... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Being Jewish at Christmas

Being Jewish at Christmas

The revelry, the songbook, the lights, the presents, lying to children about where presents come from…it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Some people... Read More
Posted in: Humor
What are the 12 Days of Christmas, Anyway?

What are the 12 Days of Christmas, Anyway?

After learning about Advent, now I get to blog about the big kahuna: Christmas. I wanted to know how different Christian churches celebrate the holiday.... Read More
8 Holiday Drinks for 8 Holiday Nights

8 Holiday Drinks for 8 Holiday Nights

Surely we can’t have any holiday without a little cheer. Sometimes that cheer comes in the form of gifts and food, but in this case,... Read More
Posted in: Food
Advent-ures in Learning About Christmas

Advent-ures in Learning About Christmas

When I started thinking about what Jews might want to know about Christmas, I realized that there’s probably some diversity among Christians as to how... Read More
Debunking Christmas: The Truth Behind the Tales

Debunking Christmas: The Truth Behind the Tales

Christmas is a holiday steeped in traditional and lore – but where did those customs come from, and are the legends true? A closer look... Read More
Posted in: Arts & Culture
 
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