Chrismukkah is a pop-culture neologism referring to the merging of the holidays of Christianity‘s Christmas and Judaism‘s Hanukkah as celebrated in interfaithhouseholds where one parent may be of Christian heritage and another parent of Jewish heritage. The word itself is a portmanteau arisen through the blending of the words “Christmas” and “Hanukkah”. Chrismukkah is also celebrated as an ironic, alternative holiday, much like the Seinfeld-derived “Festivus." USA Todayhas described it as ”[t]he newest faux holiday that companies are using to make a buck this season".


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