Is it Kosher to Light a Mickey Mouse Menorah?

By Daniel S. Brenner

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, 2000

The author argues that having their holiday affirmed by America's pop culture icons is an overwhelmingly positive re-enforcer of Jewish identity in children. However, we must be careful not to be too uncritical of secular culture, and to honor the spiritual significance of Jewish holidays.

Topic: Ritual, Modernity, Assimilation, Values

Name of Publication: CLAL Community and Society Archive

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Language: English

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Brenner, Daniel S. Is it Kosher to Light a Mickey Mouse Menorah?. CLAL Community and Society Archive. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 2000: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2341


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