Thanksgiving Day 2013 is also the first day of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of Lights, which has led to the creation of a new holiday term: Thanksgivukkah. Hanukkah and Thanksgiving won’t fall on the same day again for 79,000 years — the result of a rare coincidence between the lunisolar Hebrew calendar (whose dates reflect both the moon phase and the time of the solar year, and which can have between 353 and 385 days per year) intersecting the Gregorian calendar.
Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, which may occur at any time from late November to late December in the Gregorian calendar.
Thanksgivukkah, celebrations include a turkey-shaped menorah known as a menurkey.
Thanksgivukkah Song by ‘Dish Nation!’ Goobletalk.
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