Celebrating Hanukkah In A Palestinian City

December 23, 2014 at 3:31 pm Leave a comment

jewishstudent2_wide-32b9acb04a1a20242f6df4380538266e1976f013-s1500-c85Amelia Wolf, an American Jewish college student, was living in the Palestinian city of Ramallah when the holiday of Hanukkah rolled around last year.

She liked the Palestinian family that was hosting her in the West Bank, but she felt a little lonely. She wasn’t going to celebrate in Israel, where she had friends and relatives, as she had other Jewish holidays.

And in Ramallah, she didn’t think it would be a good idea to put a holiday menorah in the window, in line with Jewish tradition. But when her Palestinian host mom and neighbors got wind of how Wolf was feeling, they click here to read more…http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/12/21/371247599/celebrating-hanukkah-in-a-palestinian-city

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