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Lohri

What is Lohri? Lohri is Sikh festival connected with the solar year. This festival is celebrated to worship fire. This is particularly a happy occasion for the couples, who would be celebrating Lohri for the first time after marriage. Festival...
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Hola Mohalla

What is Hola Mohalla? Hola Mohalla is the festival of Sikhs. The festival retains the character of fun and enjoyment that Holi has personified. In addition, it is also a community festival that brings people together in an atmosphere of caring...
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Guru Nanak Jayanti

What is Guru Nanak Jayanti? Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated by Sikhs honoring the birthday of their founder Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh guru and the founder of Sikh religion. He was born on the full moon day in the month of Kartik as per...
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When is Baisakhi?

What is Baisakhi? For Sikhs, Baisakhi is a major religious festival, as the harvest festival and New Year’s Day both are celebrated on same day. This day marks the beginning of the Hindu solar New Year. Sikhs do the bhangra dance to tell the...
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Tisha Beav

What is Tisha Beav? Tisha Beav is a fast day that honors the destruction of the two temples. It’s on the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av, generally coincides with late July or mid of August on the secular Calendar. When is Tisha Beav...
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Shavuot

What is Shavuot? Shavuot is one of the three major Jewish Biblical pilgrimage festivals, in which Jews travel to Temple in Jerusalem to bring their first fruits. Shavuot is exactly 50 days after Passover. It’s also sometimes mentioned as Feast...
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Lag Baomer

What is Lag Baomer? Between Passover and Shavuot fifty days are counted which should be the days of preparation and joy on receiving of the Torah, get turned into the days of semi-mourning. No music, weddings nor hair-cuts are allowed in these...
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Israel’s Independence Day

What is Israel’s Independence Day? Israel’s Independence Day commemorates the declaration of independence of Israel in 1948, celebrating the declaration of the state of Israel by David Ben-Gurion in Tel Aviv on May 14, 1948, and the...
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Holocaust Remembrance Day

What is Holocaust Remembrance Day? To survivors, Holocaust Remembrance Day remains real and ever present but for others it seems a part of ancient history. On this day Jewish make special effort to remember Zachor, they remember those that suffered...
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Passover

What is Passover? Passover is one of the most important religious festivals of Jewish. Celebration for Passover begins on the evening of 14th of Nisan and lasts for seven days in Israel, eight days in Diaspora. When is Passover in 2011? Passover...