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Is Thanksgiving a Holiday for Jews?

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/celebrations_simchas/article/is_thanksgiving_a_holiday_for_jews_20021122

In some religious Jewish circles, Thanksgiving is controversial. The holiday troubles certain Orthodox Jews not because they are unpatriotic -- considering how faithful a friend America has been to Israel lately, they are probably more patriotic than ever -- but because some believe that the Torah forbids participating in any non-Jewish observance.

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