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?
On Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at the same time that Americans gorge themselves on turkey and weirdly textured cranberry desserts, American Jews will have another holiday to tend to also.
Jonathan Mizrahi is nuclear-physicist smart, so it may not be a surprise that he was the one who figured out that this year’s magical confluence of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah is a very unique occurrence.
Stephen Colbert reports that Thanksgiving is under attack.
From “The Colbert Report”
What are the rules on how we are supposed to give presents on Hanukkah? Every night or only on the eighth? Is this a Jewish tradition? If so, what’s Jewish about it?
Are you planning the most amazing Thanksgivukkah celebration? We want to see it! Show us how you celebrated this once-in-a-lifetime double holiday in our Thanksgivukkah Celebration Photo Contest! Five winners will receive $50 Amazon gift cards.
The perfect latke doesn’t come from a recipe—it’s all about technique.
Learn about Thanksgivukkah with this infographic by Student Experts.
From Infographic Journal
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?
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