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Want something fun to do while your turkey is in the oven? Sharpen your pencil and download our original crossword puzzle with clues related to both Hanukkah and Thanksgiving (many of which can be solved by exploring this website!).
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!
When I was growing up I always learned that Hanukkah was a holiday about defending the Jewish people against assimilation; now that I’m an adult and in an interfaith family, that feels like an awkward thing to teach my kids. How do I teach the story in a way that doesn’t feel like it’s critiquing our own family’s existence?
This table setting takes the best of each holiday and combines them together.
Nail artist Hannah Pearlman created celestial galaxy nails to celebrate the fact that Thanksgivukkah is happening only because the stars aligned.
Celebrate the abundance of life this Thanksgivukkah by investing your time and/or resources in the Greater Boston community and beyond.