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Christmas and holiday season

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The Christmas season, or festive season, is an annually recurring period recognized in many ... By the late 20th century, the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah and the African ... to be synonymous with the...

Why Is Hanukkah So Closely Associated With Christmas? — Pacific ...

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Dec 10, 2013 ... ... of Hanukkah this year occurred on November 28, Thanksgiving Day. ... As the way we celebrate Christmas shifted over time, so too did our ...

Chanukah and Thanksgiving: A Brief History - From the Library ...

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Thanksgiving falls on Chanukah this year,; it's never happened before, and ... then the next time the two will coincide would be when Thanksgiving falls on .... Similarly, Chanukah following the “skipped” leap year would be November 26 instead ... can accept their Christmas is the worship of your Messiah and their messiah.

Judaism 101: A Gentile's Guide to the Jewish Holidays

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Jewish holidays actually occur on the same day every year: the same day on the ... use because the Jewish calendar is tied to the moon's cycles instead of the sun's. ... to work during the day of Thanksgiving, then prepare for Thanksgiving dinner ... About half of the time, it overlaps with Christmas, but there are many years ...

Thanksgivukkah Is Rare Mash-Up of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah

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Nov 23, 2013 ... For the first time since 1888—and the last time until the year 79,811—the ... the Maccabees celebrated instead at the time of the rededication of the ... pairing Hanukkah with Thanksgiving, rather than Christmas, calls forth no ...

8 Things You Should Know About Hanukkah - History Lists

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Dec 10, 2015 ... As families gather to celebrate Hanukkah, check out eight things you should ... Year Published ... had to light a menorah that would burn within the temple at all times. ... to light the candles (often used today instead of oil) on Hanukkah. ... occasionally Hanukkah overlaps with Thanksgiving or Christmas.

The Brits have it right: forget Happy Holidays, just wish people Merry ...

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Dec 22, 2013 ... They offer me everything jolly and merry this time of year, except a Merry Christmas. ... I'd also rather have people wish me Happy Hanukkah, Happy Diwali ..... Also I'm not keen on when people say "Happy Christmas" instead of " Merry ..... Happy Holidays around Thanksgiving and carry on til the Ne...

Holiday Helper: Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving & more - KXXV ...

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10 naughty Christmas foods to skip this holiday season ... In Portuguese-inflected Goa, the most wonderful time of the year is a joyous blending of traditions. ... When it comes to staying organized over the holidays, being realistic instead of ...

Is Hanukkah the Jewish Christmas? | Women's Voices For Change

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Dec 18, 2015 ... Instead, either I sang very softly or mouthed the words, especially when ... During these early years, Hanukkah was still celebrated as a minor holiday. ... secular “ take” on Hanukkah, all of the hype this time of year is foreign to me. ... And now that Black Friday actually starts on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, .....

Why I Don't Do Christmas | On Being

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Dec 20, 2014 ... Our host Krista Tippett on not playing the Christmas game of obligatory gift-giving ... Those gifts were even presumed to be a reward for a year of ... Postcards for Hanukkah, The Fifth Night: I Am the Embodiment of Infinite Possibilities ...... The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas has become little more ...

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Why Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Will Never Again Coincide

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Nov 24, 2013 ... This month, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will overlap for a joint ... purely lunar, which is why Ramadan can fall during any time of the solar year.

Thanksgivukkah 2013: 3 Facts You Need To Know About The ...

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Nov 25, 2013 ... For the first time since 1888, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah will ... This year Thanksgiving Day will mark the first day of Hanukkah – the ... Hanukkah, usually falls close to Christmas, making it a well-known holiday regardless of religion. ... “ Instead of mashed potatoes, we'll make latkes,” Tracy Truesdell from ...

Why do people say 'Happy Holidays' instead of 'Merry Christmas' in ...

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Some people may be cebrating Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or nothing at all. ... my wife's family celebrates Christmas, we all celebrate Thanksgiving and New Year's ... nor do I care - there are multiple holidays at this time of year, so I'm wishing you a ...