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Interfaith Christmas

Interfaith Christmas: Making God Boundless

Mike Ghouse | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

In the spirit of celebrating Christmas, I urge people of all faiths to reflect upon the message of Jesus Christ without the politics of Christianity. On this Christmas day, reach out to everyone.

Brandeis' Christmas: Kosher Cookies Will Be Served

Erica Shaps | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Erica Shaps

Brandeis' identity presents challenges: How can the school celebrate its Jewish roots and accommodate its large Jewish population while still being inclusive and welcoming to all of its students? I would be lying if I said we never experience awkwardness as we try to strike a balance.

Why (And How) Should Muslim Americans 'Celebrate' Christmas?

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 02.23.2013 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

Muslims Americans: Go be a part of the joy of the season. But as you send your children to embrace the garbage collectors and adopt neglected families, remind them that we don't celebrate Christmas seeking worldly gain or social acceptance.

Dakar Mosque Lit Up For Christmas In Senegal

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 12.24.2012 | Religion

DAKAR, Senegal -- After prayers at the mosque, Ibrahim Lo is off to do some last-minute Christmas shopping. Soon he is eyeing the rows of dolls wrappe...

Why It’s Wrong For Jews To Have Christmas Trees

Dan Zevin | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Dan Zevin

I committed the sin of the Christmas tree this weekend, just as I have every December since marrying my lovely shiksa decades ago. For the first few years, it was all fun and games. Then, boom, one day you get audited.

A Muslim's Christmas

Mike Ghouse | Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

As a Muslim I will be celebrating Christmas, recommitting myself to listen to Jesus and follow his path. I will pray that we all honor his message of creating peace and building cohesive societies.

December Dilemma: Maccabees vs. The Elves

Michele Somerville | Posted 02.20.2012 | Religion
Michele Somerville

I have been so busy preparing for Hannukah and Christmas that I have, thus far, pushed away the urge to weigh the quandry "interfaith" couples find themselves in this time of year.

8 Reasons My Interfaith Family Celebrates Hanukkah And Christmas

Susan Katz Miller | Posted 02.12.2012 | Religion
Susan Katz Miller

Our pathway is controversial: not every interfaith couple can or should choose both religions for their children. But we believe that both Christian and Jewish stories and rituals can be inspirational.