Secular Holidays

Secular holidays give us the chance to widen our communities of celebration. We can join with other Americans for prayer, introspection or community service, as we observe holidays that connect us to each other. We can also interpret these holidays in a Jewish context, understanding them in light of the texts and experiences of our people.


By Emma Lazarus
The ironically "two-faced year," when the Jews were expelled from Spain and Columbus discovered America   more

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