Our 4-year-old is learning that different people celebrate differently and that some Jews celebrate Christmas and some Jews celebrate Shabbat.
As much as I want to dispel my son’s fears when his younger brother tells a stranger we are Jewish, I can’t in good faith tell him not to be afraid, even if I’m sparing him all the details why.
I am a Jew by choice, I was raised a Muslim, and my mother is an ordained Baptist minister. This year, for the first time ever, my mother decided to put up a Christmas tree.
The Jewish National Fund will distribute free Christmas trees to local churches, monasteries, convents, embassies and foreign journalists.
Star of David tree-toppers aren’t necessarily meant for Hanukkah bushes. In fact, they are reportedly favored by both evangelical Christians and intermarried couples looking for just the right thing to place high atop their Christmas trees.