On November 28th this year, Jews around America will not only sit down for a Thanksgiving dinner, but will also light candles for the second night of Hanukkah. Many people are excited about this unique overlap of the two popular and meaningful fall/winter holidays, and we are no exception! We invite you to join in the pre-Thanskgivukkah festivites with us at our annual Hanukkah event on November 24th.
The moon is waxing. When it becomes full this Monday night, it will be time for Jews and our loved ones to gather for Passover and tell the story of the Exodus, of how the Jewish people came to be.
In fact, it was a mixture of Jewish and other influences that made this most Jewish of stories possible. And it was a mixture of Jews and others who actually took part in the Exodus itself. I’ll expand on that idea later on….