For the first time since the 1800s, the first full day of Hanukkah coincides with Thanksgiving Day this year, and according to many in the Jewish community, the two holidays have much more in common than just a calendar date. They both celebrate gratitude, community, and religious tolerance.
From PBS Religion & Ethics Newsweekly
Kosher baker and cookbook author Paula Shoyer plans to make these pumpkin doughnuts for breakfast on Thanksgiving morning as a treat for the many family members who will be with her.
In a once-in-a-lifetime convergence of calendars, Chanukah and Thanksgiving fall on the same day this year.
From NBC News
To the average Israeli, there’s just something about Thanksgiving that’s…well, completely irrelevant.
As far as the food is concerned, both holidays are filled with traditions rather than hard and fast rules.
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch
In honor of the eight nights of Hanukkah and the once-in-a-lifetime night of Thanksgivukkah, we’ve compiled a list of seven other rarities that accompany our favorite holiday hybrid on the list of true never-gonna-happen-again occurrences.
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
These six original coloring activities will keep kids entertained and occupied while you put the finishing touches on your Thanksgivukkah meal.
How can we celebrate both Thanksgiving and Hanukkah together?
Every day, Malka Benjamin wakes up and transforms herself into Mary Warren, an actual person from the 17th century.