This news segment may be in Hebrew, but it’s still fun to follow along. (Hint: You’ll recognize several Boston connections!)
From Israel Broadcasting Authority
Every week, Rabbi Yael Buechler paints her nails. Only, unlike most of us, she isn’t on the prowl for the new Essie obsession. Every manicure has a purpose: to represent that week’s Torah portion.
From The Jewish Daily Forward
WBUR’s Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Amy Traverso, one of Radio Boston’s food-loving regular guests, about delicious dishes that combine the best of both holidays.
These six original coloring activities will keep kids entertained and occupied while you put the finishing touches on your Thanksgivukkah meal.
Teachers at Yal-Day-New Day Care Center Inc. swear by these toddler-approved holiday treats.
This song is based on Mike Tompkins’s a cappella version of Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite.”
This year, the symbols from Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will converge at a historic place, as Rabbi Yossi Kivman from Chabad of Mansfield will light a menorah at Plymouth Rock next Wednesday.
From The Boston Globe
When I was growing up I always learned that Hanukkah was a holiday about defending the Jewish people against assimilation; now that I’m an adult and in an interfaith family, that feels like an awkward thing to teach my kids. How do I teach the story in a way that doesn’t feel like it’s critiquing our own family’s existence?
When JewishBoston.com interviewed Mayor Menino in October, he said he would officially proclaim Nov. 28 “Thanksgivukkah” in the city of Boston. He kept his word, and we have the proclamation to prove it!
For the record, Canadian Thanksgiving falls on the second weekend in October and has absolutely nothing to do with Native Americans.