Some Jews can’t get jazzed over Hanukkah


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(RNS) Ayelet Waldman isn't shy about sharing her true feelings about the upcoming Jewish festival of lights. "I loathe Hanukkah,'' she says. She's not alone: Some Jews, tired of the "December Dilemma'' and competing with Christmas, would prefer to avoid all the fuss. By Beth Kissileff.