Chanukah

'All I Want This Chanukah is A Giant Sack of Bulls**t'

Dan Glass | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK
Dan Glass

Life is beautiful, and so during this festive period, I'm going to be eating, drinking, spending time with loved ones, planning more protests ... and hoping that Santa comes down the chimney with plenty of menorahs and sacks of bulls**t.

Better a Christmas Tree Than a St George's Cross

Jemma Wayne | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK
Jemma Wayne

Politicians do a disservice to the public to pretend otherwise. It is possible to celebrate difference while encouraging cohesion, but that is not by - out of fear or misplaced respect - ignoring the symbols that divide. It is possible to laud tolerance while criticizing those (flag-wavers?) who undermine it.

8 Spiritual Gifts to Give Yourself for a Less Stressful Christmas

Tony Lobl | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

If this Christmas "state of mind" helps free us from stress during the holiday season wouldn't we want to keep bringing out these same spiritual elements in our lives throughout the year?

Silence Those Bells

B.J. Epstein | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

I'm not Christian and I don't celebrate Christmas. A number of English friends have informed me that I'm wrong: "everyone" celebrates Christmas and it's not a religious holiday. I think many Christians would beg to differ.

Hanukkah: In Those Days In Our Times

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

The history of Hanukkah should be a reminder to all of us, that although revolutions may be inevitable, it is of greater importance to know what will happen after the revolutions. Human hope, symbolized by the lone candle glowing in the dark, requires respect for the supreme value of the life of every human being and the right of any group to religious freedom.