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Channukkah

Celebrating Imperfection

Rabbi Mary Zamore | Posted 01.28.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Mary Zamore

Our communal expectations, created by society and pounded into our psyches by seasonal advertising, are that when we celebrate our holidays -- Chanukah, Thanksgiving, Christmas (for non-Jews) and even secular New Year's -- we should have a perfect holiday.

Giving in to Thanksgivukkah

Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion
Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D.

Maybe, after all, there was a deep inner connection. Certainly, Hanukkah never belonged with Christmas. Perhaps the Messiah has been waiting for just this astrological conjunction.

Hanukkah Gifts

Faith & Reason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Books! That's an ideal fall back if you've found yourself with Jewish children on your shopping list and the first candle of Hanukkah looming Wednesda...