S1 EP13 | Was Thanksgiving Originally a Jewish Holiday?

Episode 13 November 17, 2020 00:25:34
S1 EP13 | Was Thanksgiving Originally a Jewish Holiday?
A Jew and a Gentile Discuss
S1 EP13 | Was Thanksgiving Originally a Jewish Holiday?

Nov 17 2020 | 00:25:34


Show Notes

Wait, what? Isn’t Thanksgiving about Pilgrims and discovering America? In this episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss, Carly and Ezra chat about Thanksgiving’s historical and national origins and bring out surprising information tying the holiday to Jewish roots. You’ll also hear each of their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and some age-old Yiddish wisdom of Ezra’s grandma.

Plus, you’ll learn: 

Words you might learn in this episode 

Cristobol Colon, Maimonides, Mishnah, Sukkot, chicken of India, Hodu la-donai ki-tov ki le’olam chasdo (Give thanks to the Lord for His mercy endures forever), kvetching 

Scriptures referenced in this episode 

Psalm 118:1, Psalm 100:4, 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 

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