The true meaning of Hanukkah, which is one of the messages author Jane Sutton seeks to impart in her new book, has a lot in common with that of Thanksgiving: thinking about others.
As far as the food is concerned, both holidays are filled with traditions rather than hard and fast rules.
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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.
Area restaurants are getting in on the action with Thanksgivukkah-apropos dishes. Among them is the pumpkin custard kugel chef Marjorie Druker is serving at the Modern Rotisserie annex of her New England Soup Factory in Newton.
We took our video camera to the streets to find out what the people of Boston think about Thanksgivukkah. We even went to Boston City Hall for a special interview with Mayor Menino!
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.
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
Did the Pilgrims celebrate Hanukkah? No. Did they know about it, and the Maccabees? Certainly.
A Massachusetts native says his “elf envy” led to creating a holiday alternative to “Elf on the Shelf” for Jewish kids during Hanukkah.
From CBS Boston
This interactive service takes just a few minutes and is a meaningful way to begin your festive meal by encouraging everyone around the table to think about the miracles of both holidays and the historical events that brought us to this day.