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Happy Diwali, Madame Vice President-elect

The Hindu holiday of Diwali may carry a special significance this year for many Indian Americans following the election of Kamala Harris.

1st Valentine’s Day after #MeToo

Does the #MeToo movement add any insurmountable challenges on Valentine's Day? Several student features show the way.

A few Thanksgiving observations

Noting the presidential history of the holiday, we observe that much needs to happen to ensure a healthy economy and a healthy planet.

Christians celebrate Nativity of the Lord, Dec. 25

Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year, as Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus some 2018 years ago.

Muslims mark The Prophet’s Birthday, Dec. 24

We wish you a very happy Eid Milad ul-Nabi and call on all people of faith to work for peace, justice, happiness, and love.

Parents walk out over Santa field trip

A Christmas tradition at an elementary school in Calif., visiting Santa, was cancelled after a Jewish parent objected to the field trip.

Muslim holy days added to NY schools calendar

Should we observe Muslim holy days in our schools or just ignore religious references altogether when creating school calendars?

Coalition wants schools to close on Muslim holidays

A few groups, primarily Muslim in composition, are requesting that Montgomery County Public Schools close on important Muslim holidays, just like they do for Christian and Jewish holidays.

Happy Hanukkah from Voxitatis

The reading of an essay about Hanukkah at the lighting ceremony of the National Menorah near the White House by a fifth-grade student from a Jewish academy in California.