Southern & Jewish Hanukkah Gift Guide. Happy Thanksgivukkah, Y’all!

Howdy, y’all! As the leaves turn colors and the days cool down, we’re gearing up for Hanukkah and Thanksgiving — and, of course, Thanksgivukkah. In the holiday spirit, we’ve come up with a gift guide for Southern Jews and all Jews who appreciate the slower lifestyle (with a biscuit on the side).

This blue ceramic “Shalom Y’all” Door Plaque ($16) is the perfect dose of Southern Jewish hospitality to adorn your home.

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Keep those sun rays out of your eyes and sport your Southern charm with this “Shalom Y’all” Baseball Cap ($16.50).

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And yet another Shalom Y’all item which will likely get you many smiles as you walk down the street. This “Shalom Y’all” t-shirt ($17.00) comes in pink and blue.

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Jewish life in the United States is far too often told from an East Coast perspective. Lone Stars of David: The Jews of Texas ($24.75) tells the story of Texan Jews who forged their own Southern Jewish trajectories.

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This coffee table book, Shalom Y’All: Images of Jewish Life in the American South ($9.98) is truly the perfect gift for any person in your life who appreciates photography and more so, the South.

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Richly illustrated, Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South ($20.70) is a lovely fusion of history and recipes, and will make a great gift for the kosher Southern cook in your life.

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This rabbi spent his sabbatical cycling through the South, and wrote this memoir of his  journey: The Jewish Pedaler ($12.30).

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Hope you enjoy our picks. Here’s wishing a happy, healthy, Thanksgivukkah to you and yours!

Posted on November 4, 2013

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