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Thursday, 16 January 2014 07:08

Haile Selassie Coronation Day

When Haile Selassie I was born, the name Lij Tafari Makonnen was given to him.  Lij means child of noble blood. 

He would later become Ras Tafari Mekonnen.  Ras is the equivalent of 

 

Published in Rastafari
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 19:47

Eid al Adha - Sacrifice

Eid al-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice is celebrated by Muslims as a commemoration of God's forgiveness of Abraham from his vow to sacrifice his son. 

The festival occurs the day after

 

Published in Islam
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 06:57

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the first and second days of the first Jewish month of Tishrei.

In Israel Rosh Hashanah is the only holiday that is kept for 2 days.  The day is considered too important to be observed for only 24 hours, and both days are considered one long day of 48 hours. 

Rosh Hashanah is the

 

Published in Jewish
Friday, 03 January 2014 07:16

Feast of The Circumcision of Jesus

Published in Christianity

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