This roundup was first published in The Times of Israel.
From the glut of Thanksgivukkah swag and kitsch out there, you’d think Thanksgiving and Hanukkah have never overlapped before or will never overlap again. And that would be correct — at least not for another 70,000 years.
That’s right, on November 28, the Festival of Lights and the Festival of, well, Thanks, is converging, spawning anything and everything from turkey-stuffed donuts to a plethora of cross-holiday menorahs.
The Colbert Reporthas righteously rejected it, theAssociated Press has conscientiously covered it, and Jewish news agencies, including this one, are having a field day, writing about anything from Menurkeykickstarter campaigns to mock horror filmsdepicting Eight Days of Hell.
Though we are sure to be inundated with more hybrid holiday hoopla between now and the blessed event, we bring you in the meantime, a modest round-up.
Click here to read what to watch, wear, light, and eat; where to celebrate; and how to keep the kids busy.
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