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
I know there are traditional prayers for Hanukkah, but are there alternative prayers we can bring to our table to enrich this year’s Hanukkah/Thanksgiving feast?
For the record, Canadian Thanksgiving falls on the second weekend in October and has absolutely nothing to do with Native Americans.
This year, the symbols from Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will converge at a historic place, as Rabbi Yossi Kivman from Chabad of Mansfield will light a menorah at Plymouth Rock next Wednesday.
From The Boston Globe
Green expert and mom Stef Newman provides creative tips for encouraging your family to stay green this season.
A once-in-a-century holiday is upon us. The Menurkey will soon sit at the table with the pumpkin pie and the latkes. Let us not underestimate this moment for the American Jewish community. Thanksgivukkah is here.
From eJewish Philanthropy
As far as the food is concerned, both holidays are filled with traditions rather than hard and fast rules.
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch
There’s nothing wrong with cherishing our childhood myths while at the same time assimilating a more historical understanding of the holidays that serve as the framework for our Jewish observance.
Wondering what Mayor Thomas Menino thinks about Thanksgivukkah and its impact on the city of Boston? We asked him all about this holiday phenomenon and what it would take to declare Thanksgivukkah an official holiday in Boston.
This news segment may be in Hebrew, but it’s still fun to follow along. (Hint: You’ll recognize several Boston connections!)
From Israel Broadcasting Authority