Originally a Twitter thread, see here.
Jonathan Chait has an article on the War on Christmas.
Who’s supposed to be waging this war? I have an idea.
December 10, 2021
First he denies there is one. Then, it turns out, he approves of it: he describes how the suburban Detroit public school he attended went from celebrating Christmas to celebrating "holiday," and he says that's good.
Incredible cast of characters in this story that will, in most other ways, be recognizable to American Jews who grew up in Christian enclaves. https://t.co/WydLa8bBrZ
Incredible cast of characters in this story that will, in most other ways, be recognizable to American Jews who grew up in Christian enclaves. https://t.co/WydLa8bBrZ— Brian Beutler (@brianbeutler) December 10, 2021
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By the time my sister's children attended a different suburban Detroit public school, that school ignored Christmas, but taught children about Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. See Happy Holidays? Bah! Humbug!, originally published in Chronicles in 2001.
Somewhat later, that suburban Detroit public school featured concerts in December where even "holiday" was not mentioned: see A Christmas Desert, by Tom Piatak, Chronicles, December 8, 2016.