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Let’s talk about Thanksgivukkah!

dreamstime_s_7568209Hi folks, JG Wentworth here with a rather lighthearted take on a strange occurrence this year: the merging of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.

This year, Thanksgiving is November 28; coincidently, November 28 this year also marks the first full day of Hanukkah, or the Jewish festival of lights, whose date varies every year based on the lunar calendar.

They’re calling it Thanksgivukkah – what else could they call it? – and it’s an event so rare it won’t happen for another 77,798 years!

For Jewish Americans, the occurrence is a fortunate one, offering a chance to celebrate both their country and their religious heritage. After all, Hanukkah celebrates the ancient Jewish victory for religious freedom over the Romans, and Thanksgiving celebrates those Pilgrims who were looking for religious freedom in their country, the New World.  It’s a match made in heaven – or at least, one made in turkey and latkes, the traditional Jewish potato pancake made in celebration of the day 🙂

So if you are Jewish, or have Jewish friends, wish them a Happy Thanksgivukkah; it will put smiles on their faces, we guarantee it.  And on a more serious note, if the end of this year is causing you any sort of financial strain or worry that is keeping you from genuinely enjoying the upcoming holiday season, please give JG Wentworth a call. We can help alleviate some of your financial burdens by offering you cash now in exchange for all or a portion of your structured settlement or annuity payments, putting the money you need exactly where it belongs – in your pocket. Call us anytime at 877-227-4713.