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Chanukah and Thanksgiving collide for the first and last time

The Jewish holidays are plotted out on a combination lunar/solar calendar. Thanksgiving happens according to the Gregorian calendar. Which means the next time the holidays will coincide will be in the year 79811! We do a short exploration of the Jewish calendar and the deeper meanings of Chanukah with Rabbi Tzvi Engel. (Photo: Flickr/slgckgc)

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