Thanksgiving

Nefesh B’Nefesh hosts over 700 olim at Thanksgiving dinners

Nefesh B'Nefesh held a series of events from Thursday through Shabbat all across the country.

Thanksgiving: Gratitude or gratification?

Sitting around a Thanksgiving table and admiring the trait of gratitude feels deeply religious and is fully consonant with our own value system.

By MOSHE TARAGIN
26/11/2022

Home away from home: Thanksgiving in Dubai and Tel Aviv

In Dubai, at the American-inspired CMP Bar & Grill restaurant, over 100 people are expected during the two nights Thanksgiving will be celebrated.

By KEREN SETTON/THE MEDIA LINE
25/11/2022

Thanksgiving: The origins, criticisms, Jewish views of the holiday - explainer

Thanksgiving is celebrated throughout the US, having many different customs and traditions – including for many American Jews. But why is it divisive?

24/11/2022

Thanksgiving: Jewish community groups host Afghan, Ukrainian evacuees for meals

The event, which was sponsored by the Buffalo branch of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, was open to all new Ukrainian arrivals.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
24/11/2022

Thanksgiving: Pilgrims' antisemitism inherited by Kanye, Kyrie - opinion

Known as Replacement Theology, this hostile belief arrived on the shores of the New World with the Puritans and cast a dark shadow over the first Thanksgiving.

24/11/2022

Largest US Kosher food bank to feed 135,000 people in need on Thanksgiving

While all the items in the food bank are Kosher, CEO of the Met Council David Greenfield emphasized that the organization supports Jews and non-Jews alike.

What are the Jewish roots of Thanksgiving? - opinion

For the leader of the Pilgrims, verses from the Hebrew Bible, cited in accordance with the practice of Jewish law – constitutes the original Thanksgiving

By STUART HALPERN
07/11/2022

Making late Aliyah: Like being late to Thanksgiving dinner - opinion

As we approach the first anniversary of our family’s aliyah, this is how I feel moving to Israel this late in the game.

By DAVID BEGOUN
21/06/2022
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