All I Want for Christmas

November 6th, 2012 Comments Off on All I Want for Christmas

I enjoy the celebrations, traditions, and rituals of Judaism. I’m happy–and proud–to be Jewish. While I have enjoyed looking upon Christmas from afar, I’ve never longed for a Christmas tree or Easter ham. I did fine without Santa. I can occasionally celebrate with my goyishe friends, but really, it’s a take it or leave it kind of thing.

Nothing has ever tempted me about the Christian faith. Until I saw this (via my old office mate, Simon):

And, oh, did a mighty sharp pang of envy slash through me. It is something to behold. Perhaps, just perhaps, a smaller set, to celebrate the eight nights of Hanukkah?


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