skip to content
A Kosher Christmas : 'tis the season to be Jewish Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

A Kosher Christmas : 'tis the season to be Jewish

Author: Joshua Eli Plaut
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A Kosher Christmas portrays how Jews are shaping the public and private character of Christmas by transforming December into a joyous holiday season belonging to all Americans through unique and innovative responses, including transforming Hanukkah into the Jewish Christmas; creating a national Jewish tradition of patronizing Chinese restaurants and comedy shows on Christmas Eve; volunteering at shelters and soup  Read more...
You are not connected to the Fuller Libraries network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Remote Access Login
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Plaut, Joshua Eli.
Kosher Christmas.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011046942
(OCoLC)768417877
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Eli Plaut
ISBN: 9780813553818 0813553814
OCLC Number: 808380239
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgments; introduction; chapter 1; chapter 2; chapter 3; chapter 4; chapter 5; chapter 6; conclusion; Notes; Index
Responsibility: Joshua Eli Plaut.

Abstract:

A Kosher Christmas portrays how Jews are shaping the public and private character of Christmas by transforming December into a joyous holiday season belonging to all Americans through unique and innovative responses, including transforming Hanukkah into the Jewish Christmas; creating a national Jewish tradition of patronizing Chinese restaurants and comedy shows on Christmas Eve; volunteering at shelters and soup kitchens on Christmas Day; and blending holiday traditions into an interfaith hyb.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A Kosher Christmas; is a richly amusing, well-researched present to American Jews, allowing them to wear their new cashmere sweaters to Chinese restaurants on Christmas day without being racked by Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.