A reflection by Rabbi Howard A. Berman   The Festival of Chanukah has always had a special significance for American Jews. The story of the Maccabees, recounting of the

Beyond Thanksgivukkah: A Deeper Celebration of Our Heritage as American Jews

There has been a great deal of interest surrounding the unusual confluence of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah this year. The hype of the “Thanksgivukkah” craze, with humorous ideas for joint holiday

Is it “kosher” to put Chanukah lights up on our house?

This is a blog written by Rabbi Howard Berman on My husband comes from a Christian family, but we’ve decided to raise our family Jewish. With Chanukah coming up,