An extremely rare convergence this year of Thanksgiving and the start of Hanukkah has created a frenzy of Talmudic proportions.
There’s the number crunching: The last time it happened was 1888, or at least the last time since Thanksgiving was declared a federal holiday by President Lincoln, and the next time may have Jews lighting their candles from spaceships 79,043 years from now, by one calculation.
There’s the commerce: A 9-year-old New York boy invented the “Menurkey” and raised more than $48,000 on Kickstarter for his already trademarked, Turkey-shaped menorah. Woodstock-inspired T-shirts have a turkey perched on the neck of a guitar and implore “8 Days of Light, Liberty & Latkes.” The creators nabbed the trademark to “Thanksgivukkah.”
Gee, how can they say Jewish, Hunnakah and numbers and NOT say Kabbalah! Isn't there some kind of MSM rule that would require it be said or at least intimated? And what about Madonna!!! Shouldn't someone call her to see what she thinks of these Kabbalistic 'alignments'?
I'm betting the gutless f^*k who wrote that and the hand-wringers who approved it for distribution wouldn't make those kinds of flippant statements if a MUSLIM Holy Day fell on or near some Christian or Jewish Holy Day. We certainly wouldn't wanbt to make light of a MUSLIM Holiday, would we.
Here's my question, is there any sort of African-American 'tie-in' associated with Christmas this year? If so, I can get chicken at the grocery store any day of the year. But where the hell will we get water melon to go with it?
Gobble Tov? Seriously? And just for the conversation, what is 'Talmudic frenzy'? I'd like to smack the...