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.
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
Learn about Thanksgivukkah with this infographic by Student Experts.
From Infographic Journal
This table setting takes the best of each holiday and combines them together.
American Jews Gird For Thanksgiving, Hanukkah Mashup
From the Wall Street Journal
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.
From Home & Stone
Last week, Kehillah Schechter Academy traveled to Plymouth to celebrate a fluke in the calendar: the convergence of Thanksgiving with the first day of Hanukkah, dubbed “Thanksgivukkah” by a Kehillah Schechter parent, Dana Gitell.
From The Boston Globe
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!
Green expert and mom Stef Newman provides creative tips for encouraging your family to stay green this season.
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.