As far as the food is concerned, both holidays are filled with traditions rather than hard and fast rules.
From St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The government is still shut down and national morale is low. But here’s the good news: There are once-in-a-lifetime holidays coming up!
From the Detroit Free Press
Share our eight original (and free!) Thanksgivukkah e-cards with family and friends to get in the double-holiday spirit.
Not your average kugel, but perfect for the double holiday.
You might find that while Thanksgiving is normally a convergence of certain friends or family members, and Hanukkah is normally celebrated with other loved ones, this dual holiday will bring new people together. Here are a few things to think about as you plan for your gathering, whether you’re a host or a guest.
What are the rules on how we are supposed to give presents on Hanukkah? Every night or only on the eighth? Is this a Jewish tradition? If so, what’s Jewish about it?
He may not be able to spell it, but Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is on board with Thanksgivukkah. He promised to proclaim Nov. 28 “Thanksgivukkah Day” in the city.
Thanksgiving and Hanukkah both fall on Nov. 28 this year, creating a super-holiday some are calling “Thanksgivukkah.”
From the “TODAY Show”
What’s Chanukah, you ask? Spin yourself back in time to learn the story about why we celebrate miracles in the darkest and coldest part of the year.
The American pop culture mash-up that has given us the menurkey is quickly becoming a commercialized holiday.