Groundhog Day – A Traditional Season Reading

Groundhog Day was a thing long the movie sharing the name was released. Are the two of them related in any way? Strangely enough, they are. Find out how, as well as the rather surprisingly extensive history behind Groundhog Day in the continuation of this guide....

Texas Independence Day – History, Celebration, and Facts

America’s biggest state celebrates annually the Texas Independence Day. What event does this day mark? Why is it so important? And what was the backstage of this independence process? Read along as we offer answers to the biggest questions about Texas Independence...

National Coming Out Day: When and How We Celebrate It

National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is held on October 11. It was founded as a day of awareness for the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) community. The initial choice of “coming out” as the theme of the holiday was to highlight the act of...

Maha Shivaratri: A Night for Celebrating Shiva

Maha Shivaratri is steeped in myth and legend, and throughout India, it has become known as one of the biggest Hindu festivals for those who worship Lord Shiva. Worshipers celebrate on Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha in Phagun, known as the Hindu lunar month. What Is...

Purim: What is Purim?

What is Purim Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays in Judaism.  It is a time to celebrate and commemorate the salvation the Jews received.  In ancient Persia the prime minister order the execution to kill every Jew in the empire.  His plot was “to...

Yom Kippur – The Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur is the holiest holiday in Judaism and only lasts twenty five hours.  When Yom Kippur is translated to English from Hebrew it is “day to atone.”  In English it is more commonly known as the “Day of Atonement.”  Regarded as the Sabbath...