Hanukah and Christmas, for example, often get paired, even though they are not religiously linked together. This year, with Hanukah/Thanksgiving, Thanksgivingakah, it's an opportunity to think about how Hanukah and Thanksgiving relate to one another.
The mash-up of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving makes a lot more sense than Christmakkah -- Christmas and Hanukkah -- the one we're accustomed to. Both Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are about freedom from persecution.
How we view the world affects how we act in the world. We certainly have one hundred things that we do every day -- make phone calls, hold meetings, eat meals. The question is, through what lens do we look at those events?