Why Is This Thanksgiving Different From All Others?

By Daniel S. Brenner

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, November 21, 2001

Post 9/11, the author reflects on the possibility of bringing traditional Jewish texts into the celebration of American Thanksgiving. He holds that this may be done in such a way that its observance is meaningful, while respecting both the spirit of the holiday and the suffering and oppression that mark its historical origins.

Topic: Ritual, Community Relations, Assimilation, Values

Name of Publication: CLAL Community and Society Archive

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Genre: Other

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Brenner, Daniel S. Why Is This Thanksgiving Different From All Others?. CLAL Community and Society Archive. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 21 November 2001: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=2326


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