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25 08, 2017

Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah – Jewish holidays

By |2017-08-25T11:57:45-07:00August 25th, 2017|Religion, West Asia|0 Comments

Apples For thousands of years, the Jews celebrated their New Year around the beginning of spring, just like everybody else in West Asia. Passover was probably port of this old New Year celebration. Sometime before 100 [...]

14 08, 2017

Christmas Trees – American holidays

By |2019-12-04T14:57:34-08:00August 14th, 2017|North America, Northern Europe, Religion|0 Comments

A tree in Germany (late 1700s, by Joseph Keller) - History of Christmas trees Evergreens and the winter holidays Because Christmas is related to old celebrations of the winter solstice, evergreen trees have always [...]