About Neal Pollack
Neal Pollack is the author of the ballyhooed memoir Alternadad. He lives in Los Angeles, with his much-written-about family. Read more about them at his website.
When I was growing up, Chanukah seemed like a wan, meaningless holiday, albeit a personally lucrative one. My celebratory memories mostly involve the receipt of Atari 2600 cartridges. Some vestiges of old-neighborhood tradition lingered: Homemade latkes, a bag of gelt, … Read More