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Hanukkah 2014: Understanding The Festival Of Lights
Latkes in Jersey
Anneli Lucia Tostar
Student, Harvard University
With my adopted Jersey family, we exchanged seasonal customs and broke bread, fashioning our own semblance of Thanksgiving traditions.
Thanksgivukkah was Instagrams's Busiest Day in 2013
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein
Co-founder of LA's Pico Shul
Biggest Day Ever
Hanukkah's Real War on Thanksgiving
Rabbi Michael Knopf
Rabbi, Temple Beth-El
The level of holiday gifting common in today's Jewish community discourages gratitude; it encourages us to focus on all the things we do not have instead of appreciating the things -- and the people -- we do.
Holocaust Survivor Gives Thanks To His Rescuer In Emotional Reunion
Chanukah & Thanksgiving: It's Complicated
Rabbi Menachem Creditor
Spiritual Leader, Congregation Netivot Shalom; Founder, Rabbis...
May this Chanukah and Thanksgiving truly banish darkness, bring bounty, cultivate gratitude, and challenge us to see the light in others' eyes.
The Best Thanksgivukkah Pageant Ever
Conan/Daily Show writer
America's schools are already struggling to accommodate multicultural student populations with limited time and budgets, so as a public service, I provide the following easy-to-perform dual-purpose pageant for elementary schools.
Good News for Birds as Everglades Wind Farm Scrapped
Advocate for Florida's wildlife and special places
This week, Wind Capital Group announced that it will not move forward with the Sugarland Wind Farm, a project that would have placed 124 Statue of Liberty-sized wind turbines in the Everglades Agricultural Area.
Hanukkah 101: Understanding The 8 Days Of Light
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Thanksgivukkah Foretold in Talmud Over 2000 Years Ago
Writer, Director, Accidental Talmudist
In our house, we'd like to cut out the presents entirely, but we don't want our kids to associate being Jewish with getting ripped off, so we compromise with books.
One Jew's Take on the
War on Christmas
Political and Pop Culture Analyst
Of course, Palin is widely known for her intellectual curiosity, her objectivity, her distaste for inflammatory rhetoric and her adherence to facts. So we must ask, is The Wasilla Wonder onto something here?
Great Idea, Einstein: Parshat Mikeitz/Thanksgivvukah
Personal injury attorney; lecturer; video blogger for Partners...
Joseph interprets Pharoah's dreams, and then offers some unsolicited advice. The advice provokes surprising praise from Pharoah. What's going on?
10 Reasons Why 'Friendsgiving' Is Awesome
1) You can drink as much as you want.
Meet The 10-Year-Old Behind The Thanksgivukkah Menurkey
How To Make Space For The Latkes This Thanksgiving
If you celebrate Hanukkah, this week may test your ability to be adaptable. What we have here is a holiday convergence. And so prominent is this convergence that it has been dubbed 'Thanksgivukkah.' Frankly it's a scheduling nightmare.
A Hanukkah Cover of OneRepublic's Counting Stars
New York-area a cappella group Shir Soul released its newest video - a cover of OneRepublic's Counting Stars -- that pays homage to Hanukkah themes. Happy Hanukkah!
'Twas the Night Before Chanukah...
Mother, Wife, Blogger, mamabythebay.com
Chanukah is different, and we like it that way. Our kids just don't miss that old man in his sleigh. We won't sing the carols and we don't have a tree, our holiday tales are of brave Maccabees.
Cornucopia of Thanksgivingkah Controversies
Marketing Communications Consultant/Writer
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.
Eight Reasons for Thanks
This year, as we give thanks on Thanksgiving, American Jews can keep in mind these eight special reasons for American Jews to give thanks.
The Most Amazing Coincidence That Ever Was
EXPLAINED: Super-Rare Overlap Between Thanksgiving, Hanukkah
Bring Jewish Flavor To The Thanksgiving Table With These Blessings By Rabbis
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush
Happy (and Healthy) Thanksgivukkah!
Rabbi Joshua Stanton
Rabbi, Millennial, Interfaith Leader
For many Jews, love is conveyed (and perceived) through food. Instead of a hug, have a hamentaschen. Instead of a kiss, have a knish. Instead of a smile, have a pickle. Instead of a snuggle, have some farfel. Or, of course, it can be a both/and proposition.
Celebrate Thanksgivukkah With A Menurkey
Why Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Will Never Again Coincide
Dr. Joel Hoffman
Author, Speaker, and Scholar
This month, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will overlap for a joint celebration that will never happen again. Here's why.
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