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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 ...

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 Is Hanukkah So Closely Associated With Christmas?

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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.

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.

CBS 58 - Holiday Helper: Christmas, Hanukkah, Thanksgiving & more

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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 ...

13 Things Not to Say to a Jewish Person Around Christmas ...

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Dec 22, 2014 ... The tradition of giving to young ones dates back to medieval times, when families ... well before Thanksgiving, Santa Clauses are everywhere and Christmas decorations ... “Why isn't Chanukah on the same day each year?”

Why I Don't Do Christmas | On Being

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Dec 20, 2014 ... Postcards for Hanukkah, The Fifth Night: I Am the Embodiment of Infinite .... But I still get hooked by the gift-giving obligation this time of year. ... We had a special dinner for just the two of us in the dining room instead of the kitchen, with ... right after Thanksgiving, but two weeks of Christmas is enough for m...

I'm a Jew Who Celebrates Christmas and Not Hanukkah — Is There ...

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Dec 18, 2014 ... At no other time of the year do I yearn for my Jewish roots more than ... Why I'm a Jew Who Celebrates Christmas Instead ... For as long as I can remember, the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas was like an ornate, ...

21 Facts To Know About Hanukkah: An FAQ For Non-Jews - MTV

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Tonight marks the beginning of Hanukkah, a holiday that's a joy for little Jewish ... Last year, Hanukkah was on Thanksgiving; this year, it ends the day Christmas begins. ... gifts, but Jewish kids in the rest of the world tend to get coins instead. ... But that tiny amount of oil lasted for eight full nights, which was enough time...

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Thanksgiving, Hanukkah overlap in unprecedented calendar oddity ...

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Nov 25, 2013 ... Christmas — has become the November befuddlement for many American ... This year, the unusual autumnal Hanukkah and Thanksgiving have no ... Depending on whose calculations you read, the next times there would be ...

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 ...

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

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Many Jews who do not go to synagogue any other time of year will go to synagogue on Rosh ... Chanukkah begins between Thanksgiving and Christmas. About ...