Religious ‘neutrality’ is a myth. Let City Hall light up those Christmas trees, no menorah necessary

LA Times. December 23 (online) / December 25 (print), 2016

In 2003, at age 21, I wrote an op-ed for my hometown paper arguing that the Montpelier, Vt., City Hall should remove its Christmas tree. I argued that Christmas decorations symbolically told Jews like me, and other non-Christians, that city government stood more for the religious majority than for us…

Now, 13 years later, I believe I was mostly wrong. Public Christmas decorations are not just acceptable, but actively good for society.

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