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We need to make Hanukkah more accessible for children with autism

While special needs programs exist that have opportunities for our children to receive some version of the Hanukkah experience, the challenge lies in that the disorder itself is a spectrum.

By JENNIFER BERGER/JTA
25/12/2020
Christmas tree

My family doesn’t celebrate Christmas, but we do with Catholic friends

For the past six decades, my very Jewish family has celebrated Christmas with the very Catholic Maurizios.

By SARAH JAE LEIBER/JTA
23/12/2020

Hanukkah in Australia: Celebrating perseverance in the summertime

Describing my personal experience with the holiday down-under.

By ROZ BELLAMY/JTA
21/12/2020
Palestinians light Christmas tree in Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem,

Why Christmas is the best day to be a Jew

Unless, of course, you are observing Jewish Christmas.

By ALEX KIRSHNER/JTA
21/12/2020
Letters

Letters to the Editor December 21, 2020: Jab-berwocky

Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.

A rabbinic role model for all - comment

Rabbi Fabian Schonfeld, a colossal figure in the American rabbinate, dedicated his personal and professional life to the extended private domain.

By KENNETH BRANDER
20/12/2020

Warsaw mayor, Chabad light giant Hanukkah menorah amid COVID-19

“All this happens, thanks to Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, who is known as the most influential rabbi in contemporary history," said the Warsaw Mayor.

Growing up in Iran made parenting through Hanukkah hard in the US

Hanukkah was hard for Persian families like mine, because 'if you're not suffering, you're not doing it right' was the guiding mentality.

By ORLY MINAZAD/JTA
19/12/2020

From Dubai to hospitals: Jews around the world celebrate Hanukkah

What would Hanukkah be without parties? That’s the question Jews around the world faced this winter, with the coronavirus pandemic making gatherings of any size unsafe.

By SHIRA FEDER/JTA
18/12/2020

Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley lights Hanukkah candles with Kochavi

The ceremony was led by Rabbi (Cap.) Yehushua Gerstein, whose father and grandfather served in the American military.

19/12/2020
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