Happy holidays


Writing in The New Yorker, Paul Rudnick offers 12 tips to not offending Jews during the Christmas season.

Number 1:

When non-Christians are present, don’t call Jesus “Our Saviour,” “Our Lord,” or “Mister Perfect.” Refer to him more casually, as “the Son of God, or maybe not,” “the Jew that got away,” or “the bachelor.” When chatting with Jews, try to avoid the subject of the death of Jesus. If a Jew asks, “So how did Jesus die?,” simply reply, “Natural causes.”

Read the full list.

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