What’s Chanukah, you ask? Spin yourself back in time to learn the story about why we celebrate miracles in the darkest and coldest part of the year.
In honor of the eight nights of Hanukkah and the once-in-a-lifetime night of Thanksgivukkah, we’ve compiled a list of seven other rarities that accompany our favorite holiday hybrid on the list of true never-gonna-happen-again occurrences.
The government is still shut down and national morale is low. But here’s the good news: There are once-in-a-lifetime holidays coming up!
From the Detroit Free Press
As you think about this convergence of holidays and its meaning, here is a list of books to have on hand for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah that keep in mind the underlying spirit of each.
Tamar Skowronski’s limited-edition Thanksgivukkah cards are designed to combine the colors and themes of autumn in New England with the whimsical dreidel and concepts of Hanukkah.
This season education director Shari Churwin is reminded that, as Jews, we are supposed to live each day with what Dr. Abraham Joshua Heschel called “an attitude of gratitude.”
Not your average kugel, but perfect for the double holiday.
I have always sent holiday cards to corporate friends and family the Monday after Thanksgiving in order to encompass all holidays. However, Hanukkah is the same week as Thanksgiving this year. Should holiday cards be sent out earlier in order to include those celebrating Hanukkah, or should I stick to the post-Thanksgiving rule?
From The Boston Globe Magazine
This year, take a break from your nightly latkes and fry up some pickles instead.
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?