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.
Buzzfeed’s recipe mash-ups are here to help you celebrate to the max: Manischewitz-brined turkey, pecan pie rugelach, a cornucopia of gelt and lots more.
This year’s holiday season has been made extra joyous with the coincidence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving. Both holidays are especially meaningful for those with disabilities: Hanukkah is a celebration of fortitude and survival, while Thanksgiving is an expression of our gratefulness.
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!
It’s customary (although certainly not required) to exchange presents on Hanukkah, which means that this Nov. 28, American Jewish families will have until nightfall to turn their tryptophan-induced exhaustion into gift-induced excitement.
Inspiring dishes from Jewish grandmothers.
Riff on traditional potato latkes by using zucchini instead.
How can we celebrate both Thanksgiving and Hanukkah together?
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.
Even if you’re not interested in trying to make sweet-potato latkes or challah-apple stuffing, you can join in the Thanksgivukkah festivities by setting a beautiful table inspired by the traditions of both holidays.
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