This booklet explains the history of Hanukkah, the symbolism and significance of lighting candles for eight nights, the blessings that accompany the lighting of the candles, the holiday’s foods, the game of dreidel and more.
This song is based on Mike Tompkins’s a cappella version of Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite.”
As far as the food is concerned, both holidays are filled with traditions rather than hard and fast rules.
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Perhaps more so than any sport, football commands our time and attention on game days, especially on Thanksgiving, when there’s nothing else to do.
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?
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
It’s a turkey. It’s a menorah. It’s Thanksgivukkah!
From the Associated Press
Whether these activities are completed at school or at home as a family, they are guaranteed to bring smiles to children’s faces while providing them with the opportunity to ask questions and learn.
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.
Writer Anita Diamant tells us why she likes Hanukkah so much.