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MISS CONDUCT

Whose Holiday Is It, Anyway?

When Jews attend Christmas parties, plus homemade gifts and dorm yakkers.

Miss Conduct
(Illustration / Nathalie Dion) Illustration / Nathalie Dion
December 17, 2006

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My husband and I are Jewish. My father-in-law, a non-practicing Jew, is remarried to a Christian woman, and every year they throw a “holiday warm-up party,” which features a Christmas tree, Nativity scenes, and Christmas decorations and music. I feel it's insensitive that the party doesn't recognize our faith, such as with Hanukkah decorations. Once our child is born, my ... (Full article: 853 words)

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