On Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at the same time that Americans gorge themselves on turkey and weirdly textured cranberry desserts, American Jews will have another holiday to tend to also.
Thanksgiving and Hanukkah both fall on Nov. 28 this year, creating a super-holiday some are calling “Thanksgivukkah.”
From the “TODAY Show”
It’s a turkey. It’s a menorah. It’s Thanksgivukkah!
From the Associated Press
Two is better than one—especially when it comes to holidays.
Whether these activities are completed at school or at home as a family, they are guaranteed to bring smiles to children’s faces while providing them with the opportunity to ask questions and learn.
You’ve probably heard of Judah and the Maccabees, but what about Judith? At one time, the story of Judith—a young widow who killed the Assyrian general and led the Israelites to victory—was considered an important part of the Hanukkah narrative.
Every day, Malka Benjamin wakes up and transforms herself into Mary Warren, an actual person from the 17th century.
Teachers at Yal-Day-New Day Care Center Inc. swear by these toddler-approved holiday treats.
The American pop culture mash-up that has given us the menurkey is quickly becoming a commercialized holiday.
The government is still shut down and national morale is low. But here’s the good news: There are once-in-a-lifetime holidays coming up!
From the Detroit Free Press