Jews Celebrating Halloween in Small Town 1930s Texas: A Southern Jewish History Treat

Halloween has always been a part of my life. Maybe it’s because I’m a theater person, so the costume element ...

No Trick, All Treat: Halloween Isn’t Bad for The Jews

Today’s guest post is from our friend (and one of our favorite scholars!) Dr. Joel M. Hoffman. Last year, we ...

LivingSocial’s Antisemitic Halloween Party

Soo looks like I will never again be perusing LivingSocial for a teeth-whitening deal ever again. The popular flash-sale website ...

A Halloween With Jewish Values?

Lately it seems like Halloween has becomes a Rorschach test for how Jews feel about assimilation. As expressed in this eloquent blog ...

Halloween, Brooklyn Style

So yesterday was Halloween, a holiday that causes me no end of consternation. You know how the Official Jewish Community is ...

Can Halloween Be Made Jewish?

Transforming the October holiday into a Jewish celebration.

The Jewish Halloween

There is always some debate as to whether or not Jews should participate in Halloween, being that it isn’t a ...

Kosher Halloween

Growing up, my family never celebrated Halloween, so I have no emotional attachments to the day and few thoughts about ...

Should Jews Trick-or-Treat on Halloween?

Though many Jewish children go trick-or-treating, this writer explains why he's against it.

Purim and Halloween

An ideological face-off.