Among the Christmas People
Author(s): Vanessa L. Ochs
Series: CLAL on Culture Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Continuity; Intermarriage; Assimilation; Values
Coverage: United States
The author recounts her experience at a Christmas observance with interfaith family members, describing the phenomenon of American Jews who "do" Christmas (as differentiated from "celebrating" it). She questions Jewish parochialism and the boundaries of American assimilation.