A German Thanksgivakkah Miracle

By Rick Landman on Email

Today is a special day.  In a very rare occurrence, the first day of Chanukah falls on Thanksgiving Day.  Seventy four years ago, my family got its best gift.  Henry Landman, my 19-year-old father arrived by himself in New York City on Thanksgiving Day in 1939. A year earlier in …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at [email protected]

Erntedankfest – Giving Thanks

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

Fall brings with it the turning of the leaves, the smell of fireplaces warming the crisp air, the excitement of football season, and the annual feast of Thanksgiving Day. Turkeys will be the centerpieces of most dinner tables, and side dishes, such as green bean casseroles, candied yams, and cranberries, …

Darlene Fuchs