Heather and Brittany sit down with Marti Kerner of Everyday Jewish Mom to talk about Hanukkah and Judaism. Marti shares a little history of Hanukkah, what it looks like for her family to celebrate, and how you can honor and learn more about Hanukkah in your home, even if you are not Jewish.
Marti Kerner is a mom of two who created the YouTube channel and blog, Everyday Jewish Mom, to share easy ways to celebrate Jewish holidays with your kids.
WHAT TO LISTEN FOR: Hanukkah and Judaism
- Why Hanukkah is celebrated
- Traditional food served at Hanukkah
- Other Jewish holidays and their meaning
- The challenges of raising Jewish kids during the Christmas season
- Appropriate ways to learn about and participate in Hanukkah when you are not Jewish
- How Marti approaches hard conversations with her children about anti-semitism
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