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
What’s Chanukah, you ask? Spin yourself back in time to learn the story about why we celebrate miracles in the darkest and coldest part of the year.
Even if you’re not interested in trying to make sweet-potato latkes or challah-apple stuffing, you can join in the Thanksgivukkah festivities by setting a beautiful table inspired by the traditions of both holidays.
From Home & Stone
A once-in-a-century holiday is upon us. The Menurkey will soon sit at the table with the pumpkin pie and the latkes. Let us not underestimate this moment for the American Jewish community. Thanksgivukkah is here.
From eJewish Philanthropy
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.
Make a child’s Thanksgivukkah unforgettable with a donation to Project Dreidel, where 100 percent of your gift goes toward providing toys to kids in need.
Enchanted with the culinary and cultural possibilities of this hybrid holiday, many American Jews in the Southland are gobbling up the phenomena.
From Los Angeles Daily News
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
There’s nothing wrong with cherishing our childhood myths while at the same time assimilating a more historical understanding of the holidays that serve as the framework for our Jewish observance.
This clever infographic talks turkey.