"agreed. I'm glad Xmas is over for yet another year. What a piece of work and pain it is. I don't understand the point of a new holiday at this (or any time of the year) as adults we can do as we like when we wish. …"
"I was a reform, ie relaxed Jew. But enough of one that my husband needed to convert since he came from a family where only his father was jewish. Once I started thinking logically, doing research and realizing how silly it all was, I…"
"Sorry, I'll have to stay in the NO column, and I've been "celebrating" Xmas at the inlaws for 22 years and STILL feell excluded. My jewish parents always made a point of how silly the xtian kids were to believe in…"
"what shall we do? I have a child in public school, my hope would be something to counter-act all the X-mas krap in December---that is NOT holidays around the world. They think if they give lip service to Hanuka and kwanza(!), etc thats…"
"then I don't get it, and I'm not here to stir problems; but why would someone put so much effort (10-15 PAGES) to co-write another's book without some tangible payment? The original poster is not asking for a one sentence…"
Well, lets go with parenting issues. I hate the whole my kid has to "respect" everybody and my brother's conflicting church/synagogue stories, but when he says something about how we don't believe in anything, he gets shushed.