In the interest of bringing the best of both worlds together, here’s a New England-inspired beer sampler for Thanksgivukkah that matches up with the best of both holidays’ tasty treats.
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?
Here are eight kid-friendly ideas to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime holiday.
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.
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!
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.
I know there are traditional prayers for Hanukkah, but are there alternative prayers we can bring to our table to enrich this year’s Hanukkah/Thanksgiving feast?
Inspiring dishes from Jewish grandmothers.
To help you (and those celebrating with you!) light the Hanukkah candles on Thanksgivukkah, we created this easy-to-follow, printable reference guide.
Not your average kugel, but perfect for the double holiday.