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Old 10-06-2013, 08:37 AM
 
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But that's not to say it can't ALSO be about the search for freedom, victory of holy over sacriledge, and the victory of Torah values over assimilation.
Chanuka, according to those who established it, is all about the victory of Torah values over the sacrilegious and assimilation and is celebrated by Jews. I fail to see its connection with Thanksgiving, a holiday celebrated by Americans in remembrance of the successful harvest in Early America for which the Native Americans and early pioneers joined in thanking the lord.

Of course, one is entitled to read any meaning into whatever they want, but those are just the dry facts.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:01 AM
 
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One holiday, a million different interpretations! I've always seen it as a holiday of hope and that G-d will provide myself. But that's not to say it can't ALSO be about the search for freedom, victory of holy over sacriledge, and the victory of Torah values over assimilation.

And this year, it can also be about the Menurky, lighting the menorah before settling down to watch the Wizard of Oz, cranberry donuts, and, as it always should be, love of your family and friends.
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Old 10-12-2013, 07:19 PM
 
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Thanksgiving Under Attack - Hanukkah - The Colbert Report - 2013-08-10 - Video Clip | Comedy Central
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Old 10-13-2013, 04:02 PM
 
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Chanukah has never began this early before.
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Old 10-14-2013, 06:20 AM
 
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Chanukah has never began this early before.
Well is a very rare occurrence. The last time it could of happened was in 1861 but Thanksgiving was only established in 1863. Also probably won't happen again until 79,811.

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Old 10-27-2013, 01:26 AM
 
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Old 10-27-2013, 01:29 AM
 
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Miracle - Matisyahu Hanukkah Song Music Video - YouTube
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Old 10-27-2013, 01:31 AM
 
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Chanukah Jewish Rock of Ages - Official Hanukkah Song (Video) - YouTube
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Old 10-27-2013, 05:55 AM
 
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Interesting Chanukah & Thanksgiving combination!
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Old 10-27-2013, 05:58 AM
 
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Interesting Chanukah & Thanksgiving combination!
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