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A Kosher Thanksgiving
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A Kosher Thanksgiving

This year be inclusive and accommodate your fellow Jew.


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Visitor Comments: 33

(33) billy kirwan, December 2, 2010 2:50 PM

Love your statements about Kosher

What else can I say, thanks Mrs Palatnik. billy k (rom828)

(32) , November 25, 2010 9:27 PM


(31) Anonymous, November 24, 2010 11:25 AM

Relevant Even in Israel

This article rang so true for me, even in Israel, my workplace had a dinner for our department at at non-kosher place. Their reasoning was "it's a democracy, and you are in the minority - so majority rules and we decide to have the dinner at that non-kosher place". Of course, the vegetarian of the group went and was very happy with his pasta, even though he was sitting among plates full of pork. In Israel! This has happened on other occasions as well. Is this what democracy means to Israelis??

(30) Ellie, November 24, 2010 8:33 AM

One More Ingredient to Thanksgiving

I am also 1/2 First Native---Thanksgiving has been a difficult holiday to celebrate for many of my people. The white-washed view of the holiday is nothing like the truth--as we all know, either has the Jew been listened to when it comes to the truth of Torah. Just want to add, many of us fast and my family adds prayers for the ancestors that died to keep their land belonging to G-d alone. Just as Israel is the only true home for the Neshoma, my heart is also rooted in this country to some day be free for all my people, Jew or not. So, I hope that those that thank G-d for being here in freedom (as best as it could be for some of us), there are still 1,000s of Natives living without water, homes, food & health care denied them by the same gov't that broke every treaty it made. Just read about the "Trail of Tears" and Jackson, also why we are fighting for the baseball team, Cleveland Indians to change their logo. There are many enemies out there, some just hide behind different banners.

(29) Joanne, November 24, 2010 4:06 AM

My Family Rocks!

My sister-in-law buys a kosher turkey. I explained to her and my sister how to kasher pots and they have made it possible to have a kosher Thanksgiving for my sake, the observant one. This about the 3rd or 4th year. I feel very lucky. Yes, Lori, there are some Jews who are inclusive.

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