To celebrate the holiday, Kehillah Schechter Academy in Norwood created “The Ballad of Thanksgivukkah.” Check out the original video and lyrics.
To help you (and those celebrating with you!) light the Hanukkah candles on Thanksgivukkah, we created this easy-to-follow, printable reference guide.
In a once-in-a-lifetime convergence of calendars, Chanukah and Thanksgiving fall on the same day this year.
From NBC News
Thanksgiving and Hanukkah won’t fall on the same day for another 76,000 years, so people are making sure they celebrate with pride.
From Boston Magazine
WBUR’s Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Amy Traverso, one of Radio Boston’s food-loving regular guests, about delicious dishes that combine the best of both holidays.
Wondering what Mayor Thomas Menino thinks about Thanksgivukkah and its impact on the city of Boston? We asked him all about this holiday phenomenon and what it would take to declare Thanksgivukkah an official holiday in Boston.
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?
For the one out of every 133 Americans who have Celiac disease or another form of gluten intolerance, celebrating holidays can take some extra effort and planning. Mom, Jewish educator and author Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer didn’t want gluten-intolerant people, like her son, to be left out of the fun, so she created 18 gluten-free recipes for the occasion.
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.
President Obama sends his warm wishes to all those celebrating Hanukkah—and Thanksgivukkah.
From the White House