Tag Archives: Hanukkah

Interlude 1: The candles are burning low

When I was very young, one of my older sisters began dating a Jewish boy. I’d never heard of Judaism prior to that, and didn’t learn much about it until I was much older — other than one important detail … Continue reading

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The (t)reason for the season

Several years ago, I had the honor of opening a meeting for an organization I admire. It was mid-December, so I started with, “Happy Holidays, everyone!” Before I could say more, a grumpy-sounding retort rang out from someone in the … Continue reading

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