Hanukkah Occupies Thanksgiving: Colbert Hates It, Jews Love It

Why is this artifact of dates so hyped? Because unlike Christmukkah, there is no whiff of assimilation guilt.

Unless you’ve been living on the Jewish equivalent of a desert island, by now you know that Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah fall on the same day this year: the result has become popularly known as the once-in-a-lifetime, heavily-hyped holiday of Thanksgivukkah.