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Author Plaut, Joshua Eli.

Title A Kosher Christmas : 'tis the season to be Jewish / Joshua Eli Plaut.

Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; introduction; chapter 1; chapter 2; chapter 3; chapter 4; chapter 5; chapter 6; conclusion; Notes; Index
Summary A Kosher Christmas portrays how Jews are shaping the public and private character of Christmas by transforming December into a joyous holiday season belonging to all Americans through unique and innovative responses, including transforming Hanukkah into the Jewish Christmas; creating a national Jewish tradition of patronizing Chinese restaurants and comedy shows on Christmas Eve; volunteering at shelters and soup kitchens on Christmas Day; and blending holiday traditions into an interfaith hyb.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Christmas -- United States.
Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs.
United States -- Social life and customs.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780813553818 (electronic bk.)
0813553814 (electronic bk.)