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Passover 2024

Passover is a major Jewish holiday, also known as Pesach, from the Hebrew for “pass over” (meaning “to skip” or “to leave out”). Because it is determined by the lunar calendar, the week-long celebration takes place on different dates of the more commonly used solar calendar every year, beginning and … »
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Eid al-Fitr 2024

With the end of Ramadan comes Eid al-Fitr, which this year begins the evening of Tuesday, April 9 and continues for three days of celebration and prayer. (Both holidays are determined by the lunar calendar, so they take place on a different date on the commonly used solar calendar every … »
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Ramadan 2024

Early spring brings us all joy as the days grow longer and warmer, and naturally, it is also a special time of year for several of the world’s major religions. Ramadan, the ninth and holiest month in the lunar Islamic calendar, falls on a different month every year of the … »
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Daylight Saving Time Begins 2024

As we watch sunset slowly but steadily get later, we eagerly await the long days of the spring and summer. Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins on Sunday, March 10: at 2:00 AM, most digital clocks will spring forward automatically (analog clocks and certain digital clocks, such as oven, microwave, and … »
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