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Christmas Hanukkah Interfaith Family Holidays

Updated on December 30, 2014

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah

Christmas and Hanukkah are both beautiful holidays bringing together family and friends, dinners and parties, rejoicing and faith. They both offer a great opportunity to do some serious shopping and get some great bargains. They both are all about presents and gifts, home decorations and some wonderful family recipe holiday cooking.

Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas greetings are rooted in religion and steeped with tradition. It is a wonderful, glittery, hopefully happy time of the year and many families enjoy celebrating both holidays!

Families today are no longer only traditionally one religion, one color or one ethnicity. Today more than ever people are free to love who they choose and not just have to stay within the traditional values of someone of their own "kind". Years ago, many young people were disowned or outcast from their families if they chose to marry or raise their children different than their birth heritage.

Interfaith families are no longer rare and no longer taboo. Some families choose one of the religions to raise their children in, some parents choose to expose their children to both religions and let them learn and enjoy the teachings and holidays of both Chanukah and Christmas.

Families who celebrate both religions get to decorate beautiful Christmas Trees, light bright, shiny Menorahs and respect the miracles of both religions that are so different and yet so similar. Miracles of life, standing up for what you believe in, protecting and nurturing family and friends. Believing and having faith in believing.

Decorating for Christmas and Hanukkah Holidays

Christmas Hanukkah time
Christmas Hanukkah time

Decorating is almost the best part of the holiday season so why not dress up the whole house with Christmas Trees, Hanukkah Menorahs, Stars and Lights and decorations for every room in the house!

When it's time to decorate for the holidays, enjoy the fun of both traditions and deck the halls with everything for the family.

Holiday Greetings

Merry Christmas Happy Hanukkah Greetings
Merry Christmas Happy Hanukkah Greetings

Sending Christmas and Chanukah greetings to families who celebrate both holidays is even easier than ever now. I mean you always could send Season's Greetings and A Happy New Year, or you can send cards and gifts that feature the traditional symbols personalized for family and friends.

Christmas and Hanukkah Together


Hanukkah Christmas Ornaments

Hanukkah and Christmas Ornaments
Hanukkah and Christmas Ornaments | Source

Decorate your Christmas tree with Hanukkah ornaments and super symbols of the holidays. Personalize with names, dates and special messages for an affectionate touch.

Holiday Family Reading

Celebrating holidays for thousands of years is really all about sharing a story. A story of miracles, survival, triumph, family and faith.

Share some stories with your family with wonderful books and stories that join the holidays of Christmas and Hanukkah and tell the tales of other Interfaith families and their holiday experiences.

My Two Holidays: A Hanukkah and Christmas Story
My Two Holidays: A Hanukkah and Christmas Story

Hanukkah and Christmas books for the family to enjoy the traditions of both holidays and religions.

Light The Lights! A Story About Celebrating Hanukkah And Christmas
Light The Lights! A Story About Celebrating Hanukkah And Christmas

Christmas lights and Hanukkah candles shine brightly for families that celebrate both beautiful holidays.

'Twas the Night Before Hanukkah: The Musical Battle Between Christmas and the Festival of Lights
'Twas the Night Before Hanukkah: The Musical Battle Between Christmas and the Festival of Lights

So fun music to cheer on the holidays featuring the best of both Hanukkah and Christmas

Blintzes For Blitzen
Blintzes For Blitzen

Santa Claus, Reindeer and Latkes make for an adorable holidays story book

Chrismukkah: Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate the Hybrid Holiday
Chrismukkah: Everything You Need to Know to Celebrate the Hybrid Holiday

So many interfaith families love to share their experiences during the holidays season. Fun book filled with a guide to Christmas and Jewish holidays for these lucky families.


Hanukkah Christmas Stockings

Hanukkah Christmas Stocking
Hanukkah Christmas Stocking | Source

Christmas stockings are so much for adults and for little ones. Who doesn't love the goodies inside whether it is Hanukkah gelt (chocolate coins in gold foil) or Christmas stocking stuffers - small gifts that are just fun and all about family and joy.

Christmas Lights....For Hanukkah!

Who doesn't love decorating their house with Christmas lights! Strings of lights twinkling, greeting and welcoming the holiday spirits. Some people love colors, some icy white. Lights outside the house, around the windows, hanging from the roof and the trees and the bushes. Christmas lights inside the home. Whether you live in a mansion, a trailer, a private home or small apartment there is always lots of room for Christmas decorations especially beautiful lights.

Now you can add some fun Hanukkah glow to your Christmas lights with light stings of dreidels, Menorahs that glow and decorations that will really show off your family love of both holidays.

16" Battery Operated LED Lighted "Happy Chanukah" Dreidel Window Decoration
16" Battery Operated LED Lighted "Happy Chanukah" Dreidel Window Decoration

Every home big and small can add to their Christmas and Hanukkah decorations with great window hanging lighted decorations.

Holographic Menorah Window Display
Holographic Menorah Window Display

Thousands of Christmas decorations can be joined with wonderful Hanukkah menorah decorations to show off pride in both of your family holidays

LiteSource 00888 - 15 Light White Wire Clear Battery Operated Miniature Christmas Light String Set
LiteSource 00888 - 15 Light White Wire Clear Battery Operated Miniature Christmas Light String Set

Season's Greetings glow classy and beautiful with clear, white and the new icicle theme holiday lights.


Holiday Decorations Go Big

Big holidays need big decorations and big smiles on everyone's faces! Go interfaith family decorations with giant inflatable Christmas trees just the right size for a snowman family celebrating Hanukkah with, what else but a giant menorah and dreidel.

So fun holiday decorations you just can't miss.

Zion Judaica Inflatable Lawn Menorah Decoration
Zion Judaica Inflatable Lawn Menorah Decoration

Everyone loves homes that have big decorations and lots of Christmas lights. Why not pair up an inflatable menorah on your lawn with Santa on the side.

Large Inflatable Hanukkah Draydel
Large Inflatable Hanukkah Draydel

This Hanukkah Dreidel might be too big to spin but it's a great symbol of the holiday season

Airblown Snow Family Scene Adult
Airblown Snow Family Scene Adult

Snowman families stand tall and proud to greet the holiday season

Holiday Accents 7FT Inflatable Christmas Tree - Airblown
Holiday Accents 7FT Inflatable Christmas Tree - Airblown

How cute to have an inflatable Christmas Tree, Santa and his reindeer with a big inflatable Menorah anchored right under it to welcome all of the holidays for everyone in your family


Hanukkah and Christmas Jewelry

We love to show pride in our heritage and now interfaith families don't have to choose between wearing a Jewish Star or a Religious Cross, or nothing at all, they can choose from some of these great Cross and Star of David necklaces, charms, rings and pins.

Great gift idea for the holiday season, one present fits all!

Interfaith Family Kids

Holiday Kids
Holiday Kids

Holidays are all about the children. Shiny faces filled with awe, excited about gifts and treats from the kitchen. Baking Christmas cookies with Mommy, visits from Grandma and Grandpa and the beautiful lights, decorations and cards that come in the mail.

Children of all ages are excited about opening their presents from family and friends whether it is after lighting the Hanukkah menorah candles or under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning.

Christmas and Hanukkah Interfaith Home

Serving Up Love For The Holidays
Serving Up Love For The Holidays

Decorations for the holidays always makes you think of Christmas trees and lights, menorah candles burning bright and you can bring those holiday themes right into your home with serving trays, plates, napkins and pillows to cheer the season on.

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah, Season's Greetings and Happy To New Years to everyone!

Season's Greetings To All!

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