An illustration composed of several icons representing the Jewish faith, such as scrolls, weighted scales, lit candles, a jar of honey, an apple, a pomegranate and a shofar—a horn blown at Jewish holidays that is traditionally made out of a ram's horn.

Faith What is Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur is the most solemn day of the Jewish calendar. Also called the Day of Atonement, it is observed by many Je...

Peace prayers: words of hope from faiths around the world

Faith Prayers for peace: Words of hope from faiths around the world

Whether you’re searching for peace for yourself, your community or our world, here are a few prayers from various fai...

An illustration of a menorah with all nine candles lit; white, blue and gold flowers are twining up the base of the menorah.

Hanukkah What Is Hanukkah?: Sharing in the spirit of a joyous Jewish holiday

Hanukkah is a time for celebrations that thrive in food, family, friends and faith. But with Jewish culture being so ...

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Fall What is Rosh Hashanah?

Jewish New Year is the most important and widely celebrated of all Jewish holidays. The origin of Jewish New Year ...

A Dia de Muertos ofrenda is decorated with DIY papel picado and DIY Day of the Dead crafts for kids, including a DIY shadowbox and a DIY ofrenda photo frame made of painted popsicle sticks.

Arts, Crafts & DIY Día de Muertos crafts to celebrate with family

The sweet smell of pan de muerto baking, colorful decorations and pictures selected with care, special memories being...

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Fall Día de Muertos: A celebration of life and love

Día de Muertos, Day of the Dead, is a holiday originally celebrated in the southern and central parts of Mexico and i...

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Fall What Is Diwali?: Five Days of Celebrating Peace and Light

Diwali, also called Deepavali, is known as the Festival of Lights. Filled with joy and incredibly family-oriented, it...

An illustration of a sister's hands tying a rakhi on her brother's wrist in celebration of Raksha Bandhan.

Summer What is Raksha Bandhan?

Sisters share a special bond with their brothers—one of love and care. And that’s what the South Asian holiday Raksha...

An illustrated checklist for a happy Eid that includes items like food, family, blessings and more food.

Summer What is Eid al-Adha?: How Muslims Honor Devotion and Celebrate Community

As an observance of great sacrifice as well as an opportunity for strengthening the bonds of community, Eid al-Adha i...

Being Jewish is a shared history, culture, community, and blessing.

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...

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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...