Archive | September, 2013

Support the Thanksgivukkah Festival Los Angeles!

30 Sep

Don’t be a turkey! No matter where you live, kick in some shekels to make the Los Angeles Thanksgivukkah Festival possible! Passover Black Friday with this multi-faceted event on 11/29/13 at Craig Taubman‘s Pico Union building, featuring music, food, crafts and art.  Buy tickets in advance or just support this project here.  Get updates on twitter at @ThanksgivukahLA.

Manfred Anson’s Hanukkah Lamp, at Smithsonian

29 Sep

A Thanksgivukkah fan spotted this incredible object on the way into the Smithsonian’s American History Museum last week.

Manfred AnsonMakes you a little vaklempt, doesn’t it? This piece of Judaica embodies everything we celebrate this Thanksgivukkah. More on this incredible work and the grateful artisan who made it in this article from the Los Angeles Times.