Hanukkah CD

The Musical December Dilemma

The outlines of Jewish assimilation and identity in Idelsohn Society’s Christmas/Chanukah 2-CD set.

Special to the Jewish Week
11/27/2012

December wasn’t always like this. Christmas only became an official American holiday by act of Congress in 1870. Chanukah was considered a minor Jewish holiday back then. And there were no big-box stores crushing the life out of local entrepreneurs and sparking a shopping dementia that began the day after Thanksgiving (if not earlier).

The two CDs that make up “’Twas the Night Before Christmas: The Musical Battle Between Christmas and the Festival of Lights”.
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