MazelTogether Chanukah - MazelTogether

 

Chanukah 2019 will begin on Sunday, December 22 and ends on Monday, December 30. MazelTogether will post events and activities as they get added. In the meantime, here are some Chanukah resources to help you learn more about the holiday. Jump to Chanukah Gatherings.

Chanukah Resources

Our friends at BimBam have created some amazing videos about Chanukah. Additionally, our own authors have written some great Chanukah articles that we want to share with you. If you want more resources from BimBam click here.

 

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Sharing Faith: Celebrating Christmas And Hanukkah

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Tips for Interfaith Families Celebrating Hanukkah & Christmas
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Hanukkah Books for Interfaith Families

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December Dilemma & The Big Lie
By Stacy Rosen

I remember the day well: where I was, how the hallway smelled, what I was wearing (jeans and a short sleeve shirt tucked in), and what I felt when I first heard the news… Read more

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Visiting Christmas
By Talia Haykin

As a child, we rarely lived in an area with a large Jewish population. While I was born in NYC, we moved around from the time I was about seven for my father’s job… Read more

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Holiday Struggles in a Jewish Home
By Alaina Green

Four-year-old daughter: “Is Santa coming to our house?” Me: “No, we’re Jewish and don’t celebrate Christmas. We celebrate Chanukah.” My daughter’s answer to that reply… Read more

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December Lights: Reconciling my Non-Jewish Childhood for my Jewish Kids
By Chaviva Gordon-Bennett

I love cold, cloudy weather. I love snow and giant chunky sweaters and hot drinks. I love winter, glittering lights, and everything that comes along with this time of year. And I grew up loving Christmas but now I’m Jewish and my son is asking questions… Read more

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Gefilte Fish and Easter Eggs
By Mindi Wisman

I had my first Christmas with my husband’s family about ten years ago where I learned the true meaning and magic of Christmas—the cookies and sticky buns—and my husband spent Hanukkah with my family and learned about the real miracle of the holiday… Read more

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Our Daughter Won’t be Opening Presents After We Light the Menorah
By Rabbi Amanda Schwartz

I listened to a friend described how often the magic of the lights and Chanukah songs were quickly extinguished by their daughter’s excitement about moving on to opening presents…. Read more

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Chanukah Gatherings

December 22

 

Hanukkah Storytime in Parker

December 23

December 24

December 25

December 26

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