Hanukkah-Thanksgiving convergence rare indeed
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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In addition to mashed potatoes, sweet peas and apple pie, Jewish families will serve a big helping of history on Thanksgiving. Hanukkah, the celebrated season of light, begins at sundown today — the eve of autumn’s top family holiday, Thanksgiving. Such a convergence hasn't happened since 1888 and it'll be a while before it happens again....