Tom is an MIT graduate who was homeless, living in a a tent in the woods, when the Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS), reached out to help.
He may not be able to spell it, but Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is on board with Thanksgivukkah. He promised to proclaim Nov. 28 “Thanksgivukkah Day” in the city.
After living in fear for four days, Boston let out a sigh of relief on Friday evening.
The terror in Boston brought back painful memories for some of its Jewish residents — memories of the Holocaust, Argentina and Israel.