Thanksgiving traditions in foreign countries

November 26, 2013

WBEZ

(Flickr/US Embassy New Zealand)
A traditional American Thanksgiving lunch was held at the Wesley Church Hall on November 24, 2010. The lunch a joint effort, with the U.S. Embassy, Downtown Community Ministry and the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Chef’s Association working together to feed nearly 200 people.

This year Thanksgiving is overlapping with Hanukkah, something that won't occur again for another 70,000 years, according to the Jewish calendar. That means many families will combine several traditions this year. But that's been happening for decades in many households. We'll find out how.