(RNS) If the conversation around the turkey starts to get a little heated, think on this: The impulse to give thanks is good for body and soul. Let us ‘Splain …
Articles tagged “Thanksgiving”
“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.”
(RNS) One holiday calls us to stop everything and appreciate; another demands that we stop everything and agitate.
(RNS) “It is important for us as nonbelievers to recognize that we are lucky in the grand scheme of the universe and to spend this time with our friends and family, and the tradition of doing that once a year, whether you are religious or not, is a valuable thing to do,” says Maggie Ardiente.
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) In the afterglow, I give thanks for Thanksgiving Day. It might be our most spiritual holiday. We did nothing remarkable, and yet we sampled the cornucopia that makes life matter: love, patience, giving to others. By Tom Ehrich.