You’ve probably heard of Judah and the Maccabees, but what about Judith? At one time, the story of Judith—a young widow who killed the Assyrian general and led the Israelites to victory—was considered an important part of the Hanukkah narrative.
Want something fun to do while your turkey is in the oven? Sharpen your pencil and download our original crossword puzzle with clues related to both Hanukkah and Thanksgiving (many of which can be solved by exploring this website!).
For self-proclaimed foodie Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, the once-in-a-lifetime convergence this year of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving means a welcome chance to experiment in the kitchen with two very different culinary traditions. From The Intelligencer