Just as Hanukkah and Christmas share the December holiday season, Passover and Easter frequently overlap in the spring. While the two holidays are very different, they share some themes and symbols, such as eggs.
For interfaith families in particular, the convergence of the holidays can be stressful, requiring decisions about whether to celebrate one or both holidays and how to deal with hurt feelings or disapproval from extended family.
Below are links to some personal essays and articles about how some interfaith families navigate this season:
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Pronounced: KHAH-nuh-kah, also ha-new-KAH, an eight-day festival commemorating the Maccabees’ victory over the Greeks and subsequent rededication of the temple. Falls in the Hebrew month of Kislev, which usually corresponds with December.