Perhaps more so than any sport, football commands our time and attention on game days, especially on Thanksgiving, when there’s nothing else to do.
This booklet explains the history of Hanukkah, the symbolism and significance of lighting candles for eight nights, the blessings that accompany the lighting of the candles, the holiday’s foods, the game of dreidel and more.
This is a musical celebration of the newest holiday on the block.
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.
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.
To the average Israeli, there’s just something about Thanksgiving that’s…well, completely irrelevant.
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?
This vegetarian-friendly recipe gets its meatiness from mushrooms instead of turkey.
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.
As far as the food is concerned, both holidays are filled with traditions rather than hard and fast rules.
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch