- "Thanksgivukkah is a pop-culture portmanteau neologism given to the convergence of the American holiday of Thanksgiving and the first day of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah on Thursday, November 28, 2013" (Wikipedia)
- "Deborah Gitell, Craig 'N Co. and The Pico Union Project are proud to host the first Thanksgivukkah Festival at the Pico Union! Come celebrate this once in a lifetime opportunity to express the wonders of both Thanksgiving and Hanukkah in one day." (http://www.eventbrite.com/e/thanksgivukkah-the-pico-union-project-tickets-8837787059)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, English
Coined and trademarked by Dana Gitell in 2012 as a blend of "Thanksgiving" and "Chanukah," likely influenced by "Christmukkah."
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
pronunciation: thanks-GIV-i-kuh. A facebook page (www.facebook.com/thanksgivukkah) was created by Dana and Deborah Gitell in November 2012.
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