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The Mystery of the Stolen Boxcar (The Boxcar Children

The Mystery of the Stolen Boxcar (The Boxcar Children

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Generally speaking, the more traditional the Jewish family, the less likely they are to allow their children to dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating. The largest gathering happens at Muktsar where an annual fair is held. Also on Christmas Eve, Santa comes from the North Pole in a sleigh to deliver gifts. The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. In effect, they would like to freeze Christmas as an idealized postcard version of the holiday, circa 1955, with "White Christmas" playing on an endless loop in the background.

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Little Critter: Just a Special Day (My First I Can Read)

Little Critter: Just a Special Day (My First I Can Read)

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And with regard to the visitor, the inevitable --and why not?-- welcome stranger, we expect the necessary and indispensable respect for celebrations and festivals that, apart from serving as a vehicle of communication, show the more friendly and human side of a social group and are living examples of a culture, of customs and traditions that we should be loath to lose. In July and August the Odeon of Herod Atticus Festival is held in the famous theatre next to the Acropolis with well known performers from all over the world.

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Alfie and the Birthday Surprise

Alfie and the Birthday Surprise

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In time, Haakon had a law passed that established that Yule celebrations were to take place at the same time as when the Christians held their celebrations, "and at that time everyone was to have ale for the celebration with a measure of grain, or else pay fines, and had to keep the holiday while the ale lasted." There is obviously reason to proceed with caution, but it is possible to acknowledge and teach about each holiday as it approaches, provided there is a balance and equality in the approach, with no one religion receiving any special consideration.

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On Mother's Lap

On Mother's Lap

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Treat the needs of different employees about religious or holiday celebrations with flexibility. People tell jokes to each other and newspapers and TV publish/run funny stories and jokes. Then recognize that Christmas is certainly a testimony to that great deception. My advice for your company, given its global reach, is to have a merry Christmas! Santa Is Appalled: In Seattle, a King County executive named Ron Sims sent out a memo to county employees asking them not to say "Merry Christmas" and to be "religion neutral." [Other ridiculous cases of anti-Christmas rulemaking are discussed in this article.] Educrats Censor Christmas: The thought police who run America's government schools are censoring Christmas at an even more alarming rate than usual this year.

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On the Back Burner with Other (Dish)

On the Back Burner with Other (Dish)

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On the first day, farmers pay pay homage to the beast of burden which is the farmer’s best friend – the lowly carabao. When the family and serfs were gathered to dine, a great altar of flat stones was erected and here a fire of fir boughs was laid. We’re going to make this world better.” Not because God or a religious text tells us to, but because we human beings recognize that’s good for everyone and makes our lives more meaningful.

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Poppy's Party (Fairy Phones)

Poppy's Party (Fairy Phones)

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Ramadan is not held at the same time every year, because Muslims count their months from phases of the moon which change from year to year. A traditional Sweeps Festival is performed over the May bank holiday in Rochester, Kent where the Jack In the Green is woken at dawn on the 1st of May by Morris dancers. The pagan use and worship of evergreen boughs and trees has evolved into the Christianized Christmas tree.[1] Ancient peoples, such as the Druids, considered mistletoe sacred because it remains green and bears fruit during the winter when all other plants appear to die.

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Walt Disney World Resort Golden Celebration 2005

Walt Disney World Resort Golden Celebration 2005

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The majority of Poland's population is Catholic, and church services are also attended during Easter in Poland. Rolls of brightly colored paper with secular or religious Christmas motifs are manufactured for the purpose of wrapping gifts. Place finished latkes on paper towels to drain. Kids bring flowers to their teachers and there are no lessons but a short introduction. Like the Christmas tree, the Advent wreath and its candles are of German origin — although candles were common gifts during Saturnalia and candles have a long tradition in pagan rituals. "Miracle (Mystery) plays" depicting biblical stories performed during medieval times probably also contributed to the use of Christmas trees.

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How to Talk to Dads

How to Talk to Dads

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The first documented Christmas controversy was Christian-led, and began during the English Interregnum, when England was ruled by a Puritan Parliament. In the Philippines there is a special tradition of having a Christmas lantern, which is called ‘paról’; the lantern is star-shaped, remembering the star of Bethlehem, and mainly made out of bamboo and paper. IMPORTANT: COPYRIGHT: Please do not use any of the graphics here for your homepage. One in Georgia, one in Arizona and one in Indiana.

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Harvest Festivals Around the World (Messner Multicultural

Harvest Festivals Around the World (Messner Multicultural

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An equinox happens each year at two specific moments in time (rather than two whole days), when there is a location on the Earth's Equator where the centre of the Sun can be observed to be vertically overhead, occurring around March 20/21 and September 22/23 each year. The parade was permanently banned in 1675. Many people state that fairies dance at midnight on midsummer's eve. Just like elsewhere the children receive their presents during Christmas.

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Chinatown

Chinatown

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The festival is a celebration of life, a thanksgiving for the gifts of nature, the wealth of culture, the bounties of harvest and serenity of living. As our class discusses symbols your child will have the opportunity to recreate this symbol and share it with the class. Obon is an important time for families and many head back to their homes, causing long transportation delays. It would then be tossed from one choirboy to the next and whoever held the egg when the clock struck 12 was surely the winner and will retained the egg.

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