The "December Dilemma"

A discussion prepared for the Outreach Committee of Temple Adat Shalom, Poway, California (Saturday night, December 6, 1997)

I am indebted to Rabbi Steven Z. Leder and Dr. Alice Ginott for material in preparing this.

I - Why Christians celebrate Christmas:

II - Why Jews should not "celebrate" Christmas:

III - Why Jews Celebrate Chanukkah:

IV - Why Christian should encourage Jews to Celebrate Chanukkah:

V - What to do with your Jewish children who want to celebrate Christmas:

VI - What to do about Christmas in the public schools:

Collected responses to this posting.


© MemHeh Productions Last updated: December 24, 1997.