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October 31, 2017

“Trunk or treats” are happening in church parking lots across the country in an attempt to make #Halloween rituals safer and less scary. On upholding the macabre lineage of All Hallows’ Eve — and welcoming both the risks and rewards of neighborliness.

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November 21, 2016

A Thanksgiving reflection on scarcity and abundance, and the sacred work of inviting our neighbors and strangers alike to the table.

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December 23, 2013

How does a child of Indian immigrants — and a new mother — who isn’t Christian celebrate the Christmas season in the U.S.? By taking it in and making it her own tradition.

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November 11, 2013

Rachel Button sent us this poem marking the parades that often go unacknowledged on Veterans Day.

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January 25, 2013

A Jewish Arbor Day, this Jewish holiday is experiencing new life as Jews become more ecologically concerned.

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March 26, 2010

We’ve gathered these images of Purim celebrations from around the world to capture the holiday’s carnivalesque festivity. Enjoy!

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December 12, 2009

Last night was the first night of Hanukkah — the Jewish festival of lights. I’ve been so busy burning the…

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November 24, 2008

One of the great figures in public radio, in my mind, is David Isay; and one of the best things…

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January 7, 2008

Russian Orthodox Christians celebrate religious holidays according to the Julian calendar, and so, today, followers remember the birth of Jesus Christ. Here’s…