There are over 35 million results on Google for Thanksgivukkah. Why all the fuss? Jenna Weissman Joselit explains.
Thanksgivukkah is a portmanteau, a word created by mashing up two separate words. Philologos offers a primer to some other wacky words.
With one sentence in his Thanksgivukkah greeting, President Obama inadvertently took sides in an old debate over what the “Hanukkah miracle” really was.
In his annual statement for Hanukkah, President Obama pointed out how rare it is to have the holiday and Thanksgiving fall together.
This year’s convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving leads to a question for Leonard Fein. Which holiday celebrates the greater miracle?
For interfaith families, overlapping significant holidays is not a new phenomenon, and certainly not one worth stressing over. In fact, it feels perfectly natural, Jessie Szalay writes.
Restaurants aren’t taking Thanksgivukkah lightly. They’re bringing out the big guns in the form of challah stuffing, burnt marshmallow challah donuts, sweet potato latkes, and more.
The rare collision of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah has resulted in a pop-cultural melange. Our critic’s playlist offers the best of both worlds (and holidays).
Thanksgiving is already a holiday to buy fresh at the farmers market. Add Hanukkah to the mix and you really gotta pick your potatoes.
From gingerbread kits for Chanukah Houses to menorahs shaped like turkeys, retailers are having a ball creating symbolic trinkets for Thanksgiving and the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah, which this year converge on Nov. 28.