Of all the things the Pilgrims couldn’t foresee while celebrating that first Thanksgiving—Black Friday sales, SpongeBob getting his own balloon in the Macy’s parade, gluten-free stuffing—we can safely add “Thanksgivukkah” to the list. From The Boston Globe
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.
When JewishBoston.com interviewed Mayor Menino in October, he said he would officially proclaim Nov. 28 “Thanksgivukkah” in the city of Boston. He kept his word, and we have the proclamation to prove it!