|An America's Table reader|
• Eight different “Seders” or readers are available at the American Jewish Committee’s website at
These are readers that highlight America’s diverse roots and shared values. The readers were created after 9/11 and are endorsed by a wide variety of organizations representing the full spectrum of Americans.
• Freedom’s Feast is another approach to the same concept. The founders looked to the Passover Seder model to help bring more understanding and meaning to the Thanksgiving celebration with a service/program suitable for all Americans. The site offers extensive background and other material, including songs and crafts. http://freedomsfeast.us/thanksgiving/index.html
• Fifty Thanksgiving story starters to get table conversations flowing: http://pubs.aarp.org/aarpbulletin/201111_DC?folio=46#pg50
• Background on the Pilgrims, Native Americans and Thanksgiving myths and facts, with discussion questions and a prayer of Thanksgiving from the Iroquois people: http://www.2020tech.com/thanks/temp.html
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