Tag Archives: Christmas

When Hanukkah Meets Christmas

One day last week, half way through Hanukkah and at the height of the count-down to Christmas, I joined a Yad Ben Zvi tour in the Old City of Jerusalem to explore the celebration of those two festivals. Although Jewish … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

To all my Christian friends, I wish to extend my sincerest good wishes in this festive season. A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. God bless you all.

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Dickens in December

One of the things I promised myself I would do, once I retired, was to find time to catch up on my reading – and, in particular, my reading of the classics. So the December readalong on Caroline’s seductively named … Continue reading

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