You’ve probably heard of Judah and the Maccabees, but what about Judith? At one time, the story of Judith—a young widow who killed the Assyrian general and led the Israelites to victory—was considered an important part of the Hanukkah narrative.
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.
My husband comes from a Christian family, but we’ve decided to raise our family Jewish. With Hanukkah coming up, we were wondering about putting Hanukkah lights up on our house, like my husband used to do. What are the customs around that?
Thanksgivukkah tzimmes pie is sweet potato pie plus apple pie plus carrot cake, with a citrus kick and a raisin crumb topping. It is a pie worthy of the miracle of Hanukkah and the gratitude of Thanksgiving. From PARADE