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Have a Happy Thanksgiving, America, But When It Comes to Eating Poultry, Israel’s Still in the Lead

This past year, the average Israeli gobbled up 125 pounds of turkey, chicken, and other fowl treats

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How American Jews Adopted—and Adapted—Thanksgiving

Special synagogue services may be a thing of the past but otherwise observing the holiday helped Jews feel like at one with the turkey-loving nation

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How Do You Say Turkey in Yiddish?

Rokhl’s Golden City: Why Yiddish culture, alive and well, needs small but reliable financial support, not saving

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As Thanksgiving Approaches, Advice on Gluttony From Maimonides

The great rabbi and doctor advised laxatives before the meal, exercise after, and no chickpeas

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How Cranberries Found a Place at the Jewish Table

A New World fruit has been incorporated into Old World recipes, with sweet (and sour) results

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A Sweet Way to Ring in Thanksgiving

It’s not quite a cake, not quite a kugel. But this carrot ring, a classic Midwestern recipe from the 1950s, is worthy of a spot on your holiday table.

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When Friedman Met Friedman

A small coincidence let us start a conversation over Thanksgiving dinner. We’ve been together ever since.

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The Election and the Over-Soul

Mystic emanations, and a path forward, in democracy’s wake

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Green Bean Casserole’s Jewish Pedigree

This traditional Thanksgiving side dish was the creation of food writer Cecily Brownstone. With a small update, it’s perfect for your holiday table, even if you keep kosher.

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Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims’ American Jewish Holiday

How the biblical narrative of Exodus helped shape the founders’ idea of a secular nation with liberty for all

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Treat a Lone Soldier to a Thanksgiving Dinner

A bar in Jerusalem provides Americans in the IDF with warm Thanksgiving meals, but this year, they need some help. Want to do a Thanksgiving mitzvah?

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Talking Turkey, With Mahmoud Abbas

This holiday season, let us give thanks to ‘the angel of peace’

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Saying ‘Shehechiyanu’ on Thanksgiving

This holiday, read I Say Shehechiyanu, a new children’s picture book that can help your family tolerate the inevitable mishegas

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A Very Unorthodox Thanksgiving

This week, we turn the mic around, calling listeners and reading their letters—the good, the bad, and the ugly

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Six Podcasts To Get You Through Your Thanksgiving Prep (and Schlep)

Kick off the long weekend with our favorite episodes of Vox Tablet, Unorthodox, and Israel Story

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Thanksgiving Dinner, With a Side of Cholent

Masbia, New York City’s only kosher soup kitchen, puts an Orthodox spin on a secular holiday

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The True Story of Thanksgiving

A new historical account was recently discovered. It is recorded here.

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This Thanksgiving, Try Kosher Stuffing Soup

A holiday-themed vegetarian recipe even meat lovers will enjoy

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How To Make the Ultimate Turkey and Stuffing for Thanksgiving

Video: Make a traditional American holiday feast, with a recipe for stuffing that brings Jewish flavors to the table

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Make Tablet’s Signature Thanksgivukkah Cocktail

Video: Celebrate the holiday with a refreshing Apple Tea Fizz

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LA Museum’s Nazi-Looted Art; FBI, NSA in Israel

Plus cancer-gene screening campaign sparks debate in Israel, and more

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A Thanksgiving Pasta Inspired by Roman Jews

Calvin Trillin’s Spaghetti alla Carbonara gets a kosher makeover

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Exile, Prejudice, Victory: A Jewish Thanksgiving Story From the New World

How a man named Asser Levy turned New Amsterdam into a new Jewish home

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What The Chefs Are Making For Thanksgivukkah

Recipes for Pumpkin Custard Kugel, Sage-Scented Matzoh Balls, and more

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Restaurants Get Creative for Thanksgivukkah

Special offerings from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Cleveland, and more

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Sufganiyot, So Hot Right Now

The popular Hanukkah jelly donuts are basically the new Cronut

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How To Make the Perfect Thanksgivukkah Meal

Bloggers and foodies share their recipes for sweet potato latkes, fried brussels sprouts, pumpkin sufganiyot, and a deep-fried turkey

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The Halakha of Deep-Frying Turkey

We asked for your best / Thanksgivukkah haikus / Here are the winners

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How Thanksgiving Became Holy for One Iranian Jewish Woman and Her Family

‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives

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Turkey Donuts vs. Latke Taquitos

May the most perplexing Thanksgivukkah snack win

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