For the one out of every 133 Americans who have Celiac disease or another form of gluten intolerance, celebrating holidays can take some extra effort and planning. Mom, Jewish educator and author Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer didn’t want gluten-intolerant people, like her son, to be left out of the fun, so she created 18 gluten-free recipes for the occasion.
Last week, Kehillah Schechter Academy traveled to Plymouth to celebrate a fluke in the calendar: the convergence of Thanksgiving with the first day of Hanukkah, dubbed “Thanksgivukkah” by a Kehillah Schechter parent, Dana Gitell. From The Boston Globe
Of all the things the Pilgrims couldn’t foresee while celebrating that first Thanksgiving—Black Friday sales, SpongeBob getting his own balloon in the Macy’s parade, gluten-free stuffing—we can safely add “Thanksgivukkah” to the list. From The Boston Globe
My husband comes from a Christian family, but we’ve decided to raise our family Jewish. With Hanukkah coming up, we were wondering about putting Hanukkah lights up on our house, like my husband used to do. What are the customs around that?