At Thanksgiving, a gift worthy of overwhelming gratitude
At Thanksgiving, Americans recount a lot of mythology about the Pilgrims and their religious ideology. But what did they actually believe?
In the late 19th century, when Thanksgiving was a new holiday, American Jews created religious services to mark the day. They didn’t last.
Thanksgiving Fiction: This is how Jack Warner celebrates in America
Forget talking politics, eat turkey
Make Jules Feiffer’s American Follies Great Again!
How Jewish immigrants showed love for their new country
How I sat out the Vietnam War in an English department in Manchester, England, only to come home to another battle in New York
A year ago, I skipped Thanksgiving. I didn’t realize I’d never see my father again.
Giving thanks for Fred Astaire
This Moroccan recipe for pumpkin soup is a perfect way to start a Thanksgiving feast
This Thanksgiving will be the first since I found out that one branch of my family tree stretches back to colonial times
This past year, the average Israeli gobbled up 125 pounds of turkey, chicken, and other fowl treats
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
Rokhl’s Golden City: Why Yiddish culture, alive and well, needs small but reliable financial support, not saving
The great rabbi and doctor advised laxatives before the meal, exercise after, and no chickpeas
A New World fruit has been incorporated into Old World recipes, with sweet (and sour) results
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.