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My husband comes from a Christian family, but we’ve decided to raise our family Jewish. With Hanukkah coming up, we were wondering about putting Hanukkah lights up on our house, like my husband used to do. What are the customs around that?
Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) President Barry Shrage schools us on the real story of Thanksgivukkah.
Did the Pilgrims celebrate Hanukkah? No. Did they know about it, and the Maccabees? Certainly.
Whether these activities are completed at school or at home as a family, they are guaranteed to bring smiles to children’s faces while providing them with the opportunity to ask questions and learn.
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These cheesy crackers couldn’t be easier to throw together, with their egg-free dough and food-processor mixing method.
All you need is a dreidel (a top with four Hebrew letters on its sides), a pot (a bowl of pennies, nuts or candies as a reward), and some friends or family members.
In the interest of bringing the best of both worlds together, here’s a New England-inspired beer sampler for Thanksgivukkah that matches up with the best of both holidays’ tasty treats.
You’ve probably heard of Judah and the Maccabees, but what about Judith? At one time, the story of Judith—a young widow who killed the Assyrian general and led the Israelites to victory—was considered an important part of the Hanukkah narrative.