The American pop culture mash-up that has given us the menurkey is quickly becoming a commercialized holiday.
Wondering what Mayor Thomas Menino thinks about Thanksgivukkah and its impact on the city of Boston? We asked him all about this holiday phenomenon and what it would take to declare Thanksgivukkah an official holiday in Boston.
It’s a turkey. It’s a menorah. It’s Thanksgivukkah!
From the Associated Press
In a once-in-a-lifetime convergence of calendars, Chanukah and Thanksgiving fall on the same day this year.
From NBC News
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!
Delish.com has everything you need for an unforgettable meal, including ideas for plenty of hybrid dishes.
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!).
American Jews Gird For Thanksgiving, Hanukkah Mashup
From the Wall Street Journal
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!
Buzzfeed’s recipe mash-ups are here to help you celebrate to the max: Manischewitz-brined turkey, pecan pie rugelach, a cornucopia of gelt and lots more.