“According to many in the Jewish community, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving have much more in common this year than just a calendar date. They both celebrate gratitude, community, and religious tolerance.”
Articles tagged “Hanukkah”
(RNS) One holiday calls us to stop everything and appreciate; another demands that we stop everything and agitate.
(RNS) From ecumenical prayer beads to naughty Christmas sweaters, the Religion News Service Holiday Gift Guide 2013 has suggestions for everyone on your list, no matter their religion — or lack of religion.
(RNS) Michael Patchen didn’t want a Christmas tree in his Jewish home, but his wife did. So he invented the Menorah Tree, an unusual holiday item that he is now mass-producing for other families confronted by a Christmas tree dilemma.
A Thanksgiving turkey and Hanukkah dreidel battle in this new rap video, created by kosher food company Manischewitz.
(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.”
(RNS) Two new books celebrate the significance of gathering at the family table. They offer recipes drawn from well-known Christian pastors and Jewish food traditions.
(RNS) “We sincerely apologize for any employee comments that may have offended anyone, especially our Jewish customers and friends. Comments like these do not reflect the feelings of our family or Hobby Lobby.”
(RNS) The national craft store owned by conservative billionaire Steve Green seemingly refuses to carry merchandise related to Hanukkah because of Green’s “Christian values,” and some Jews are taking offense.