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Gobble Tov! Happy Thanksgivukkah!

COBBLE TOV HAPPY THANKSGIVUKKAH! NOV. 28, 2013. NOVEMBER W TR 10 12 13 14 15 16 Americans will experience a 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 once-In-a-lifetime event when 26 27 28 29 the first day of Hanukkah falls on the same day as Thanksgiving. HAS IT HAPPENED BEFORE ? THE SHORT ANSWER IS but because of the Jewish calendar and some fickle U.S. Presidents, there have been fewer Thanksgivukkahs than you might guess. THANKSGIVUKKAH TIMELINE 165 BCE Hanukkah is founded 1863 O to commemorate the re- de dication of the Holy Abraham Temple in Jerusalem after Lincoln the victory of the Jews against the Syrian-Greeks de clares Thanksgiving a in the Maccabean War national American holiday on the last Thursday of every November. Nov. 29, Nov. 30, 1899 1888 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving coincides with coincides with the first day the fifth day of Hanukkah. of Hanukkah. O Nov. 28, 1918 1936 O Thanksgiving President falls on Franklin Delano Hanukkah eve. Roosevelt Since it's still Thanksgiving until midnight and Jewish decides it would be good days begin at night, on this for the econom to push night, Jewish Americans ate Thanksgiving forwards a their Thanksgiving feast AND little, so he declares it to lit the first Hanukkah candle! be on the fourth Thursday of every November. 1942 1956 FDR's Texas still Thanksgiving rule celebrates be comes a federal law, Thanksgiving a week later but not all states go than the rest of the country. along with it. As a result, Texan Jewish families eat turkey to the light of f the menorah in both 1945 and 1956. ??? THE NEXT TIME Jewish families light their menorahs on Thanksgiving could be as much as 79,043 YEARS FROM NOW. Maybe they'll be lighting menorahs on Mars! HOLIOASS TASTE GREAT TOGETHER! They may seem worlds apart, but Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are closer in spirit (and on the calendar) than you'd think. Both are celebrations of appreciation! CELEBRATES IS A DAY FOR the miracle of a day's appreciating the worth of oil burning harvest of the for eight days and the preceding year, dedication of the Holy giving thanks, and Temple in Jerusalem. being grateful for one's country. THANKSOIVING MASH UP MORE THAN JUST POTATOES. THE "MENURKEY" Thanksgivukkah opens the door to culinary creativity! Mix up traditional Thanksgiving and Hanukkah favorites into all new dishes like: is a turkey-shaped menorah dreamed up by a 9-year-old boy from New York. IT RAISED A WHOPPING $48,000 ON KICKSTARTER! CHALLAH STUFFING PUMPKIN APPLE- KUGEL CRANBERRY SAUCE TRY THIS RECIPE FOR SWEET POTATO LATHESI RECIPE FOUND AT THANKSGIVUKKAHBOSTON.cOM MAKES 12 TO 15 LATKES INGREDIENTS • 1% pounds peeled sweet potatoes 1 pound peeled Yukon Gold potatoes 1 large onion • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, plus extra it needed .1 tablespoon brown sugar • Pinch cinnamon • 1 tablespoon salt • Canola oil for frying • Sour cream and applesauce, • 4 scallions, minced for serving •2 large eggs ONCE the potatoes LINE a sheet pan and onions are with two layers of paper towels relatively dry, and set aside. add them to the large bowl with the sweet potatoes. Mix in the flour, eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Take the potato liquid and pour out all but the starch at the bottom. Add the starch to the large bowl and mix to incorporate. GRATE the sweet potatoes into a large bowl. LINE the sheet pan with another double layer of paper towels and set aside. Heat -inch of ol GRATE the Yukon Gold potatoes in a cast-iron pan or nonstick 12-inch skillet until shimmering. Measure out 1/4-cup mounds and onion of the potato mixture and carefully place them in the oil, Spread the mounds with a spatula until they resemble round disks. Fry until the into a medium bowl, and then spread over latkes are golden brown on both sides, about paper towel-lined sheet pan and roll. Hold 4 minutes each. Transfer to the paper towel- over a small bowl and squeeze to drain, but lined pan to drain. Serve hot with sour cream don't discard the liquid. and applesauce! INFOORAPHIC PROVIDED BY PENNINGTON CREATIVE Sourcesıgiving-Channukah-fall-day html http://www.chabad.arg/holldayn/chanukah/article_cda/aid/a343364/jewinh/Chanukah-and-Thankigiving-A-riet-atory.htm http://thankagv

Gobble Tov! Happy Thanksgivukkah!

shared by PenningtonCreative on Nov 05
Get excited! It's almost time for Thanksgivukkah! This year, the Hebrew and U.S. calendars overlap so that Thanksgiving and Hanukkah fall on the same day. This will not happen again for another 79,043...


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