These six original coloring activities will keep kids entertained and occupied while you put the finishing touches on your Thanksgivukkah meal. (Click each image to download.)
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This year, take a break from your nightly latkes and fry up some pickles instead.
For the one out of every 133 Americans who have Celiac disease or another form of gluten intolerance, celebrating holidays can take some extra effort and planning. Mom, Jewish educator and author Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer didn’t want gluten-intolerant people, like her son, to be left out of the fun, so she created 18 gluten-free recipes for the occasion.
This interactive service takes just a few minutes and is a meaningful way to begin your festive meal by encouraging everyone around the table to think about the miracles of both holidays and the historical events that brought us to this day.
I have always sent holiday cards to corporate friends and family the Monday after Thanksgiving in order to encompass all holidays. However, Hanukkah is the same week as Thanksgiving this year. Should holiday cards be sent out earlier in order to include those celebrating Hanukkah, or should I stick to the post-Thanksgiving rule?
From The Boston Globe Magazine
This year’s holiday season has been made extra joyous with the coincidence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving. Both holidays are especially meaningful for those with disabilities: Hanukkah is a celebration of fortitude and survival, while Thanksgiving is an expression of our gratefulness.
As you think about this convergence of holidays and its meaning, here is a list of books to have on hand for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah that keep in mind the underlying spirit of each.
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!