Monday, November 28, 2016

Thanksgiving: A Jewish American Holiday

Looking back on the past weekend we found an interesting article published by the Jerusalem Post that stated that Thanksgiving is a holiday that is predominately celebrated by Jews. Despite the recent rise in antisemitism, the Jews of America have earned a seat at the table as Jews and as Americans.

"That is a distinction worth recognizing. That is an accomplishment for which we should be thankful. And so, we eat turkey, watch football and then, in our own Jewish way, give thanks for our ability to belong in a way our forefathers longed for but never achieved."

Read the full article here!

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