‘Christmukah’ from the Perspective of an ‘Interfaith’ Jew

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Christmas. It’s the time when we watch our Hallmark movies, pull out the festive wrapping paper, and weave through the line […]

Celebrating Hanukkah and Kwanzaa Feels Extra Important This Year

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The holiday season is upon us, and this year it feels more special and important than ever before. My home is interfaith and intercultural; this year we will be celebrating […]

The Soviet-American Hanukkah

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Although Chanukah is technically a minor Jewish holiday, there is no denying that its importance has been inflated for Jews living in the United States. Considering its proximity to Christmas, […]

College Groups Experience Holocaust Museum Trip

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As part of his sociology professorship, Tim Pippert makes it a priority to teach his Augsburg University students out of the classroom and get them experiential learning opportunities. Knowing about […]

Overcoming Antisemitism To Find A Welcoming Community

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“Welcome to the tribe,” said the Jewish caterer, with sincerity and a big grin, as we met to discuss the food choices for my wedding reception. I had no idea […]

Navigating The Challenges In Deciding Religious Practices

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If you and your partner differ in observance, or if you’re in an interfaith marriage, you may struggle to make decisions about your family’s religious practices that work for everyone. […]

Daily Dreidel: A Hanukkah Activity For Couples 

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Hanukkah approaches. In this busy season, it’s easy to neglect your relationship as you get swept up in cooking, making the holiday special, and shuttling kids back and forth. If […]

Interfaith Prayer Wall Visually Unites Artists

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Apiece of art can evoke an array of emotions and a variety of interpretations from different people, but one thing is clear: art appeals to nearly everyone, uniting people of […]