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Eid al-Fitr on Monday, May 2. 2022

Eid al-Fitr feast marks the ending of a month long fasting during Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr, means the “Festival of the Breaking of the Fast.” Eid-ul-Fitr last for three days, Muslims pray the holiday prayer in...

March Tips and Reflections.

In February we talked about using Chinese Cooking techniques and bringing a yin yan to our leftovers. Well, I’ve been taking my own advice and I have been exploring the Four Flavors of the Chinese...

Top of the Morning to You!

“Top of the morning to you.. and the rest of the day to you” When I was working as a librarian, during the month of March, we used to greet each other with this Irish...

Purim is a Jewish holiday from Persia

Purim is a celebration of freedom! The story was recorded in what we call the Megillah, aka, the Book of Esther (dated 5th century BCE). It lasts only one day, it is celebrated between February...