One of the highlights of the holiday season is taking part in festive rituals, many of which may have been passed down through generations. Those who celebrate Christmas may gather to sing carols, drink wassail, or drive around the neighborhood admiring creative light displays. Jewish families gather to light menorah candles for the eight nights of Hanukkah, play dreidel, and share plates of latkes. We all engage in holiday rituals that give us a sense of belonging and peace. But sometimes we ca...

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