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Topic - Lori Rashty
It's been largely played for laughs, but the coincidence of Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah is no laughing matter for many Jews, who are struggling to preserve the religious significance of the day while competing with holiday demands, football games and the starting gun for the year-end shopping rush.
Lori Rashty, a teacher at Hillel Day School in Farmington Hills, Mich., agrees, noting the extra time needed to prepare the meals traditionally associated with the two holidays.
"For me it's a little overwhelming 'cause I don't have time to get ready for Hanukkah," she lamented in an interview with The Associated Press. "I feel like personally it takes away a little bit from Hanukkah."