Jewish Trivia Quiz: Thanksgiving

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By Mark D. Zimmerman Mark D. Zimmerman MELVILLE, New York — This year Americans will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving feast which took place in Plymouth Colony in 1621. At that event, roughly 50 Pilgrims came together with more than 100 American Indians to celebrate a successful harvest. There was some concern in the past among Jews as to whether observance of the holiday might violate the proscription against copying “the ways of the Gentiles.” However, the great 20th century Orthodox authorities Rabbi Moshe Feinstein and Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik agreed that the…

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