Tradition & Innovation

Gift Giving

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Giving gifts on Hanukkah has become common practice for many American Jews, especially those with children in their households. Many of us struggle with how to do this well—we want to give generously and joyfully, but we don’t want Hanukkah to lose its deeper meaning to the rampant materialism that haunts America’s holiday season. In this section we offer ways to give with an open hand and a heart full of intention.

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