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
Want something fun to do while your turkey is in the oven? Sharpen your pencil and download our original crossword puzzle with clues related to both Hanukkah and Thanksgiving (many of which can be solved by exploring this website!).
How can we celebrate both Thanksgiving and Hanukkah together?
This clever infographic talks turkey.
Not your average kugel, but perfect for the double holiday.
American Jews Gird For Thanksgiving, Hanukkah Mashup
From the Wall Street Journal
What better way to celebrate the conservation values of Hanukkah and the abundance of life at Thanksgiving than to travel to see family, powered by reused vegetable oil?
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?
Curious to learn more about where this holiday comes from? Check out these links.
For self-proclaimed foodie Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, the once-in-a-lifetime convergence this year of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving means a welcome chance to experiment in the kitchen with two very different culinary traditions.
From The Intelligencer