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.
He may not be able to spell it, but Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is on board with Thanksgivukkah. He promised to proclaim Nov. 28 “Thanksgivukkah Day” in the city.
When Rabbi David Paskin, a congregational rabbi outside of Boston and the co-head of Kehillah Schechter Academy, heard that Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah would fall on the same day this year, he knew it was a chance for families to have fun.
Not your average kugel, but perfect for the double holiday.
Combine the deliciousness of baked sweet potatoes with marshmallows and the crispiness of a latke to celebrate Hanukkah and Thanksgiving falling on the same day.
From The Jerusalem Post
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.
Teachers at Yal-Day-New Day Care Center Inc. share their favorite holiday activities for parents to enjoy with their toddlers at home.
Every day, Malka Benjamin wakes up and transforms herself into Mary Warren, an actual person from the 17th century.
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
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.