Ritually facing the darkest time of year might remind us that this is what nature calls to us to do, to face the darkness so the light will come again.
The granddaughter of immigrants carries on traditions.
Is it really possible? Yes it is!
For many it’s far from the most wonderful time of the year
Ritual feasting emerged around the time humans were beginning to farm. It came to play an important role in societal bonding, much as it does today.
Hanukkah was instituted in 164 BC to celebrate military victory, but the meaning has changed over time with the circumstances of the Jewish people.
DiaryDad celebrates this season of light. — My family loves a good celebration. This fact makes December quite a fun month for us. There is so much to celebrate. I am fond of using the term “Happy Holidays” during this season because I never know who is celebrating what, or if they are like me…
For my brother and me, Santa was mortal. In fact, he was many a mortal.
In all the ways decorating can feel feminine, men can feel inadequate
When his boss threatened to fire him, Jeremy Gross realized the true meaning of the Jewish Festival of Lights.
Sam Sattin wonders, how do we tell the difference between the revolutionary and the trivial?
Offer a message of comfort to prison rape survivors this holiday season.
Joe Biden screws up, LeBron returns to Cleveland, and FIFA falls on its face: the 10 at 10.