Whether you’re spending time with family or doing nothing at all, we’re here to deliver some light reading to keep you busy as you wait for a meal or do some heavy digesting. From short stories, to tips and tricks, we’ve got it all. (Courtesy, of course, of our mom, Tablet.)
Happy Turkey Day!
The story of Asser Levy and the first Jews in New Amsterdam
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
The great rabbi and doctor advised laxatives before the meal, exercise after, and no chickpeas
How the biblical narrative of Exodus helped shape the founders’ idea of a secular nation with liberty for all
This holiday, read I Say Shehechiyanu, a new children’s picture book that can help your family tolerate the inevitable mishegas
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?
Colonial cantor Gershom Mendes Seixas was a George Washington favorite