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Chanukah Gateway     View
A site outlining the history, meaning, and customs of Chanukah. Contains a detailed description of the lighting of the menorah.

Mahzor Catalonia     View
Digitized prayer book for "Rosh Ha-Shana and Yom Kippur according to the Catalonian Rite." The book dates from 1280 and includes liturgical hymns by Spanish Jewish poets. Requires download (free) of DjVu for viewing. Also includes a brief b ...

Victoria Day     View
Background about Victoria Day, a national holiday in Canada that "has been celebrated in Canada since the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). May 24, Queen Victoria's birthday, was declared a holiday by the Legislature of the Province of Canada ...

Jewish American Heritage Month     View
Material related to the celebration of Jewish American Heritage month in May. Features stories of Jewish Americans, links to online exhibits and collections, and event listings. A collaborative project of the Library of Congress, National Archives a ...

Germany Info     View
The German Embassy in Washington D.C. administers this English language site designed for North Americans. Find data on weather, holidays, and travel as well as explanations of government regulations affecting German citizens living abroad, primarily ...

Lughnasadh     View
Background about "the Celtic harvest festival on August 1st [that] takes its name from the Irish god Lugh." Includes a description of the history of the festival and its celebrations, and recipes for dishes inspired by the events, such as b ...

Virtual Perpetual Calendars     View
A site that currently provides the calendar for any year in the 19th-21st centuries. You can also look up the dates for holidays in the United States and Canada from 1995-2010. Other features include a quick reference to signs of the zodiac and sea ...

Thanksgiving and Remembrance Day     View
Information about the Thanksgiving Day holiday in Canada, which has been celebrated on the second Monday of October since the 1930s. Also notes that "from 1921 to 1930, the Armistice Day Act provided that Thanksgiving would be observed on Armist ...

No-Rooz, The Iranian New Year at Present Times     View
Description of the origins and traditions of No-Rooz, the Iranian new year, which occurs at the vernal equinox in March. Discusses symbols, decorations, foods, activities, and greetings for No-Rooz. Also provides links to related articles about No-Ro ...

Multi-Cultural Calendar     View
Holidays around the world. Search by month, holiday, country, or keywords. Many include recipes, crafts, history of holiday.



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