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Thanksgiving: Stuffed with Judaism

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:00am -- Robbie

Every year, on the fourth Thursday of November, friends and families all gather as one to celebrate Thanksgiving. We think back onto the previous year and give thanks for all the good that has happened and for the positive people in our lives. It is also a day where people go out and do good deeds for the less fortunate and open their doors to others. We also sit down and have a massive meal together. These actions and traditions of Thanksgiving strongly relate to the ideals of Judaism and what Jewish people should be doing in their daily lives.

My Experience Growing Up as an Honorary Jew

    Growing up as a shiksa on Long Island, I've been constantly surrounded and immersed into the Jewish culture. Since I was young, my friends were always going on and on about Hebrew school and sleepaway camp, while I was attending religion and begging my mom to let me go away during the summer for a short two weeks. It was definitely confusing for me to grasp the idea that being Jewish wasn't the majority in the world.

My Experience Growing up as an Honorary Jew

    Growing up as a shiksa on Long Island, I've been constantly surrounded and immersed into the Jewish culture. Since I was young, my friends were always going on and on about Hebrew school and sleepaway camp, while I was attending religion and begging my mom to let me go away during the summer for a short two weeks. It was definitely confusing for me to grasp the idea that being Jewish wasn't the majority in the world.
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