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Thanksgiving

Montage of fall folliage, leaves,pine cones, and small gourds

This original prayer is a reminder to all of us to rejoice in life's blessings and to share the bounty of God's gifts.

Alden Solovy
Make a difference sign tacked to a cork board

As we take stock of our own blessings at this season, one way to demonstrate our gratitude is to support efforts that provide goods and services to those in need.

Jane E. Herman
Grocery cart containing produce, bread, and other items; store aisle and shelves in background

Read one writer’s prayer of gratitude inspired by the abundance she sees in the grocery store.

Sharon Davidson
Dictionary entry for grateful

Occasionally, you meet someone who changes your life. For me, actor and director Harold Ramis was such a person.

Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein

There are lots of ways to infuse your celebration with Jewish meaning – and recipes from ReformJudaism.org. Start with a favorite turkey recipe and these dishes will cover the rest.

Marissa Solomon
Assorted rocks and stones on wet sand; largest one says Blessings

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, our Torah readings take up the story of Jacob. Learn how these seemingly different topics dovetail beautifully.

Rabbi Stephen Lewis Fuchs
Scrabble tiles spelling out the word THANKS

"Thanksgiving is not merely a day of feasting but a duty of faith."

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
Thanksgiving meal

Consider the themes Thanksgiving inspires: remembrance, appreciation of blessings, family, togetherness, food, and a celebration of freedom. Could these things be any more Jewish?!

Rabbi Anthony Fratello
A Thanksgiving Prayer by Rabbi Rick Jacobs

A prayer for Thanksgiving. May we celebrate this great American festival renewed in our commitment to peace, harmony, tranquility, and union.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs

As we prepare to gather with family and friends for a post-election Thanksgiving, it may be prudent to revisit some salient points about respect and civility.

Rabbi Leora Kaye

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