Are Hanukkah and Christmas the Same?


You may be used to sending gifts to Israel for Jewish holidays or even sending gifts internationally to someone for Christmas.  But have you ever wondered why you're sending gifts or what the reasons are?  


Gift giving for Hanukkah and Christmas occurs for very different reasons.  People often think they're related, but the only thing they have in common is the two holidays occur in November/December.  

The infographic to the left will help you to learn the similarities, differences and why people celebrate holidays in both the Jewish and Christian religions.