Here are eight ways to celebrate Thanksgivukkah.
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?
These cheesy crackers couldn’t be easier to throw together, with their egg-free dough and food-processor mixing method.
President Obama sends his warm wishes to all those celebrating Hanukkah—and Thanksgivukkah.
From the White House
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.
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
WBUR’s Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Amy Traverso, one of Radio Boston’s food-loving regular guests, about delicious dishes that combine the best of both holidays.
Eating cheese products is a custom to commemorate the involvement of Judith and women in the events of Hanukkah. Here are tips from a former cheesemonger to help you bring the best in tasty cheeses to your holiday gathering.
Sorry Festivus, you’ve been out-buzzed. This year it’s all about Thanksgivukkah, a term coined to describe the unique confluence of holidays that will happen next month, when the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving wind up falling on the same date.
All you need is a dreidel (a top with four Hebrew letters on its sides), a pot (a bowl of pennies, nuts or candies as a reward), and some friends or family members.