Traditions collide on once-in-a-lifetime ‘Thanksgivukkah’

BY News Desk  November 27, 2013 at 5:33 PM EDT

With Thanksgiving and Hannukah falling on the same day, President Obama acknowledged the once-in-a-lifetime holiday in his annual Hanukkah message.
“Like the Pilgrims, the Maccabees at the center of the Hannukah story made tremendous sacrifices so they could practice their religion in peace,” he said in the release.

The next “Thanksgivukkah” won’t occur until the year 79811, so let’s celebrate the story of the Menurkey, the turkey-themed menora: