Area restaurants are getting in on the action with Thanksgivukkah-apropos dishes. Among them is the pumpkin custard kugel chef Marjorie Druker is serving at the Modern Rotisserie annex of her New England Soup Factory in Newton.
When our friends at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston asked Governor Deval Patrick to also recognize “Thanksgivukkah” as an official holiday, he was thrilled to oblige. Thanksgivukkah is now officially official in Boston and in Massachusetts!
To help you (and those celebrating with you!) light the Hanukkah candles on Thanksgivukkah, we created this easy-to-follow, printable reference guide.
Jonathan Mizrahi is nuclear-physicist smart, so it may not be a surprise that he was the one who figured out that this year’s magical confluence of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah is a very unique occurrence.
Seeking connections and common themes between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah will enhance kids’ understanding and experience of both holidays.
Now that the parade of Jewish holidays has passed, it’s time to start planning for the impending arrival of an unprecedented hybrid: “Thanksgivukkah” is coming!
From the Jewish Journal
‘Tis a once-in-a-lifetime day for dreidels and dressing! (And hardcore napping.)
Sorry Festivus, you’ve been out-buzzed. This year it’s all about Thanksgivukkah, a term coined to describe the unique confluence of holidays that will happen next month, when the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving wind up falling on the same date.
As you think about this convergence of holidays and its meaning, here is a list of books to have on hand for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah that keep in mind the underlying spirit of each.
Nov. 28 marks Thanksgiving Day, as well as the first day of Hanukkah 2013.