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Purim (Jewish)

March 16 - March 17

Purim, one of the most joyous Jewish holidays, commemorates the events in the Book of Esther. It celebrates the survival of the Jews who, in the 5th century BCE, were marked for death by their Persian rulers. Traditions include costumes, retelling the story through skits and songs, festivals geared towards children, and giving care packages to […]

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Hamaspathmaidyem Gahambar (Zoroastrian)

March 16 - March 20

Commemoration and remembrance of all departed souls. Homes and temples are thoroughly cleaned; for it is believed that the souls of departed loved ones (fravashis) visit the physical world during this time, to bless and protect the living. More Information

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Holi (Hindu)

March 17 - March 18

This is the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love." Holi signifies the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. It is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest. People celebrate this day by meeting together and tossing colored powders or colored water on each other. More information can […]

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Golden Rule

"The successes of your neighbor and their losses will be to you as if they are your own."

- T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien