I don’t get it. Some of my parishioners tell me that in the local public schools can teach about Hanukah. It's not only permissible but expected. They also teach about
I agree with teaching kids about the wonderful story of Hanukah and the relatively new story of
This is extreme prejudice. If the reasoning is to draw a line between religion and our school systems, then why is the Jewish story part of the curriculum?
I suggest that everyone who has kids in public school invite their children to ask their teachers why they can’t talk about Christmas but they can talk about Hanukah.
This prejudice is so pervasive that it has taken over Starbucks. Here’s a little vignette from one of my parishioners, Jill:
The kids and I just stopped into a Starbucks in our town,