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.”
Here are eight kid-friendly ideas to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime holiday.
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 song is based on Mike Tompkins’s a cappella version of Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite.”
Seeking connections and common themes between Thanksgiving and Hanukkah will enhance kids’ understanding and experience of both holidays.
Combine the deliciousness of baked sweet potatoes with marshmallows and the crispiness of a latke to celebrate Hanukkah and Thanksgiving falling on the same day.
From The Jerusalem Post
Writer Anita Diamant tells us why she likes Hanukkah so much.
When our friends at the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston asked Governor Deval Patrick to also recognize “Thanksgivukkah” as an official holiday, he was thrilled to oblige. Thanksgivukkah is now officially official in Boston and in Massachusetts!
Area restaurants are getting in on the action with Thanksgivukkah-apropos dishes. Among them is the pumpkin custard kugel chef Marjorie Druker is serving at the Modern Rotisserie annex of her New England Soup Factory in Newton.
On Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at the same time that Americans gorge themselves on turkey and weirdly textured cranberry desserts, American Jews will have another holiday to tend to also.