“Silent night” and “My Yiddishe Mama.”
Together with traditions surrounding the solstice.
The Palestinian Christmas charade.
It’s in his cultural DNA.
For whatever reason, God made people in tribes and nations.
While Abbas cancels Christmas celebrations and blames Israel.
A school district in Maryland recently decided to remove all references to religious holidays from its calendar, including those days on which there is no. . .
Every December, the PLO co-opts Jesus into the service of Palestinian nationalism, thereby denying both his Jewish credentials and the Muslim-inflicted suffering of Christians across the Middle East.
A recent book on the Jewish contribution to Christmas in America fails to grasp that in helping to secularize the holiday, Jews have promoted their own assimilation. (2012)