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Hanukkah Traditions Past and Present

When I was growing up, Hanukkah was one of my favorite holidays. It was the one that involved family, presents, and food and did not entail spending 2+ hours at synagogue. I always thought of it as the underdog of winter holidays. Though I appreciated and enjoyed Christmas, it was easy to get overwhelmed by […]

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The Grand Holiday Tour

Every Christmas, we go on what we call “The Grand Tour.” Everyone wants to see the kids and we like being fed. And all the love is pretty great, too. We plan accordingly. We bring the car with the biggest trunk. And pack overnight bags, presents organized by event, as well as platters of non-refridgerated […]

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This is Us: We Are An Interfaith Family

My husband and I are an interfaith couple; we come from different religious backgrounds. I was raised in a devote Roman Catholic family, he in a reformed Jewish one. I was brought up attending church each week, receiving both my First Communion and subsequent Confirmation, while my husband attended classes to learn about Judaism and […]

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