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January 1, 1970 Archives

I want to clarify for Rabbi Stern’s benefit that I don’t mean to be the Grinch who stole Hanukkah. Gift-giving is a fun part of the holiday, and there’s certainly nothing wrong with having some fun. The point is also […]

While I agree with Rabbis Waxman and Stern about the dangers of focusing too much on gifts, there is a positive aspect to Hanukkah that the comes from having become the Jewish-American antidote to Christmas cheer. I also met with […]