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(RNS) Hanukkah and Thanksgiving won't converge again for another 77,798 years, so it's time to break out your "menurky" to celebrate "Thanksgivukkah."


  1. Danny Berry, NYC

    nice picture – except isn’t the headdress on the woman the customary covering for Amish women?

  2. It’s nice that the dates are converging, but these are two very separate holidays.
    One is Thanksgiving celebrated by ALL Americans and initiated by Protestant Puritans. The other is a specifically Jewish holiday celebrated by this denomination. Personally, I do not find the blending of names cute. We all need to keep our identities as they should be.

  1. […] calendar syncs up with the Gregorian calendar so that Thanksgiving falls on Hanuukah.  Experts say it won’t happen again for another 77,798 years.  So, we figured we’d better make the most of this once-in-seventy-seven-millenia […]