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Spring What Is Jewish American Heritage Month? Celebrating Contributions and Culture

The month of May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), and it’s a perfect time to celebrate the significant co...

What is Ramadan? How Muslims Observe Their Holiest Month

Faith What is Ramadan? How Muslims Observe Their Holiest Month

For nearly two billion Muslims throughout the world, including the United States, Ramadan—which takes place during...

Eid mubarak with moon

Faith What is Eid al-Fitr? How Muslims Celebrate at the End of Ramadan

Muslims all over the world start the first day of Shawwal, the tenth lunar month, by offering zakat (alms) and a p...

Bowl of ashes with a cross in them surrounded by palms for Lent

Easter What is Lent?

Lent can seem a little mystifying if it’s something you didn’t grow up with. Why do friends talk about “giving som...

Holding hands and praying over Bible

Faith How to Start a Prayer Chain

Praying is one of the most ancient of human practices, and to this day, billions of people still believe in its po...

Three Kings Day

Christmas What is Three Kings Day?

Each January 6th, Latinx families around the world celebrate Three Kings Day— Día de los Tres Reyes Magos...

Bat mitzvah card on table

Card Ideas What to Write in a Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah Card

So you’ve got a bar mitzvah card or bat mitzvah card you need to sign? Mazel tov! Not only are these occasions ins...

Baptism card with christening hat

Card Ideas What to Write in a Baptism Card

Baptism marks an important milestone in a person’s faith journey. When there’s a baptism, dedication or christenin...

Watch What These Kids Say about Easter

Easter Watch What These Kids Say about Easter

What can you tell me about Jesus and the story of Easter? We asked some kids to tell us and their answers will sur...

Interfaith Holiday Celebrations and Traditions

Faith Interfaith Holiday Celebrations and Traditions

The traditions we grow up with often shape our holiday celebrations. So what happens when people of different fait...

Learning about Christmas from a Nativity scene

Christmas Learning about Christmas from a Nativity scene

For Christians, there’s one reason for the Christmas season—and the youngest group of celebrators know right where...

How to make a Day of the Dead altar: A personal story

Fall How to Make a Day of the Dead Altar: A Personal Story

Understand the traditions of Day of the Dead through one Hallmarker's story