Tag Archives: Christmas

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, everybody! And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David) to be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. And so it was, that, while [...]

Christmas Cheer from our Northerly Neighbors

Here’s the start of a recent Globe and Mail article: (HT: small dead animals) Christmas is fast approaching, and with it, the dilemma of what to give the less likable people in our lives: office mates, ex-spouses, born-again Christians. My self-esteem hangs largely on what the Globe and Mail writers think of me, especially their [...]

Merry ******mas to you, too!

Self-described “practicing Jew” Jeff Jacoby has some sensible thoughts about the recent furor here in Boston over calling the large spruce in Boston Common a “Holiday Tree.” But suppressing the language, symbols, or customs of Christians in a predominantly Christian society is not inclusive. It’s insulting. It’s discriminatory, too. Hanukkah menorahs are never referred to [...]