What is the proper Jewish response to Thanksgiving?
With turkey alongside dairy pumpkin pie, the Thanksgiving table - in all its conflicted glory - encapsulates what it is to be an American Jew.
Every year for Thanksgiving my family leaves our “shtetl” on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and head to the heartland. Year after year, dozens of cousins, aunts, uncles and grandparents gather in the small town just outside of the small city that is - even for those of us who did not grow up there - our hometown. Inside, we watch the parades on TV as footballs fly beneath orange leaves...
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