Tag Archives: Hanukkah

Straddling the Dual-Holiday Fence

Jeff Nishball makes the case for Christmas, forsaking the Menorah for Santa, trees, glitter and tinsel. Truly all that shines is…. Continue reading

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Who Will Be The Maccabees?

What can an obscure Hanukkah story teach us about the nature of zeal? Whether you’re talking Superman or Super Mario Bros., insanity and primitiveness can be a evolutionary tool for cultural innovation. Continue reading

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