Posts Tagged ‘ jewish christmas ’

Why Hasids Celebrate Xmas Eve (Sort Of)

December 23, 2015
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Christmas Eve has such a marked place in European Jewish history that it has its own name: Nittel Nacht. As a precaution against the violent acts by marauding Eastern European and Russian Christians, Jewish study houses would be shuttered, mikvehs would be closed, and many would stay home playing cards…

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Christmas Eve Music for the Whole Mishpucha

December 24, 2014
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Christmas Eve Music for the Whole Mishpucha

Are you struggling with holiday music choices for your interfaith family? Or perhaps you’re a…

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‘Twas the Night Before Hanukkah

November 30, 2012
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In comedian Lenny Bruce’s famous “Jewish vs. Goyish” sketch, Broadway star Eddie Cantor is deemed goyish,…

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A Christmas Special for Jews

January 17, 2012
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There’s a certain magic to stop-motion animation–the animation technique that…

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A Zodiac for the Jewish Deli

December 17, 2010
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There’s always been a healthy, productive relationship between…

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