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snopes.com: Blue Xmas lights = jewish?

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I've had the notion that houses that put up those blue/green Xmas lights were Jewish. My belief has been strengthened as A) I observe that I ...

Blue Christmas lights - Straight Dope Message Board

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Blue Christmas lights General Questions. ... where only one out of every five or so households is Jewish, blue or blue-and-white lights are more ...

The December Dilemma and Decorative Hanukkah Lights

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Dec 23, 2011 ... The respondents were mostly Jews by Choice who explained that while they ... These holiday lights usually take the form of blue and white ...

Hanukkah - The Jewish Festival of Lights -- Christmas Customs and ...

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Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights and it remembers the rededication of the second Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. This happened in the 160s BCE/BC ...

Do Jews put up blue Christmas lights - Answers.com

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Yes. Because they don't celebrate Christmas they put up blue Hanukkah lights ( Since blue and white are their colors).

Why I, as a Jew, put up holiday lights (psst, it's not for Christmas, I ...

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Dec 23, 2012 ... I, as a Jew, have hung up colored holiday lights. ... mother showed up at my apartment with a gigantic six pointed, tinsel blue and white Hebrew ...

Is There a Right Way to Decorate for Hanukkah? – Kveller

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Dec 10, 2012 ... “But why CAN'T we put up blue and white lights? ... ones like the Christmas tree or lights…are absolutely out of place in a Jewish home…

THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM AND THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

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Jul 25, 2001 ... We have one of those big blue lights too, perched high on the house that ... in Jerusalem, asking, "Where is the newborn king of the Jews?

Jews grapple with how to celebrate Hanukkah during Christmas ...

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Dec 15, 2014 ... Rabbi Kerrith Rosenbaum talks with preschoolers about lighting the menorah on ... The kind that sticks to traditional blue and silver Hanukkah toys and ... One- third of Jews have Christmas trees, but to many, the questions are ...

The History of Christmas Lights (When Chanukah Is The 'Festival of ...

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Dec 14, 2015 ... Have you ever wondered about the history of Christmas lights? ... What about Chanukah, the Jewish “Festival of Lights,” that seems anything ... The 1920s saw a growing Christmas light industry, and somber blue lights were ...

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What Do Blue Holiday Lights Mean? (with Pictures) - eHow

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Stringing holiday lights on trees and homes is a widely followed tradition observed ... Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday that is celebrated around the same time as ...

Why Are Blue and White the Hanukkah Colors? | Mental Floss

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Dec 5, 2013 ... But Christmas isn't the only holiday with its own color scheme. ... The flag's blue stripes symbolize those found on tallitot, traditional Jewish ...

Christmas Lights but We're Jewish! - Mamapedia™

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Dec 14, 2011 ... my 5 yr old son REALLY wants us to put up Christmas lights. ... I'm not Jewish but I wouldn't see a problem putting up lights in blue and white ...