Homeshuling

Homeshuling


Jewish. Goyish.

posted by Homeshuling

Let me start by saying that I love my in-laws. They are wonderful people who have been not only tolerant, but supportive, of our Jewish family. They send high holiday and Hanukkah cards, prepare vegetarian meals for us, and attend grandparent events at Ella’s Jewish Day School. They even offered to make a donation to her school this year.
With this in mind,  allow me to comment on our choice of holiday gifts for one another.
In Laws’ Hanukkah gift to me:

these long-burning jars provide hours of true fragrance enjoyment

My Christmas gift to them: soup.
Really. Three half-gallon containers of homemade soup. I’m making the chicken soup right now.
Jewish. Goyish. And never the twain shall meet.
(If you don’t already know the Lenny Bruce monologue by heart, you can read it here.)



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Becky

posted December 22, 2009 at 6:35 pm


Ummm. What does that candle smell like? Grease? Maybe something to counteract the smell you get from being near all things friend?



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Linda

posted December 22, 2009 at 6:40 pm


So funny! I’ve got so many wonderful friends who aren’t Jewish, I could make lists of the amusing gifts I’ve gotten that don’t quite get it. My favorite one was from a very dear friend who knew we lit candles for Shabbat, for Chanukah, etc., so she bought me a candle snuffer. Funny. She had no idea we let our candles burn!



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marjorie

posted December 23, 2009 at 9:58 am


ahahaha, love this.



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BornFreeMom

posted December 24, 2009 at 12:10 pm


What DOES that candle smell like? I’d love to know…Please post the chicken soup recipe!



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homeshuling

posted December 24, 2009 at 8:50 pm

BornFreeMom

posted December 24, 2009 at 10:59 pm


Thank you!



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