Holidays

Holidays

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Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks On December 26, 1942, Congress passed a law making Thanksgiving Day the fourth Thursday of November. This legislation ended the long-standing controversy of which Thursday in November was the official Thanksgiving Holiday. The fourth Thursday became the legal day based on the lobbying by business leaders to have an extra week of shopping before Christmas. Therefore, Black Friday was born. It was the custom of the Jews to praise God for each dish served at a meal. That…