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Grateful Dead spirit at San Rafael seder

It very well could have been the kind of seder where the bitter herbs were blessed and then rolled into a joint and smoked.

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Related Topix: The Grateful Dead, Pop/Rock, San Rafael, CA, Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion, Judaism

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Theater review: Between Friends

Play by Hagit Rehavi Nikolaevsky; based on the novel by Amos Oz; directed by Aya Kaplan Beersheva Theater, April 7. Communal activity begins and ends Between Friends, but of true community there is none.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Home Listing, Home

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

'Merry Christmas' bill would allow schools to celebrate winter holidays

Public schools would be able to display Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and secular decorations and students and faculty could freely exchange such greetings if House Bill 876 becomes law.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Bill would allow nativity scenes in schools

Louisiana's public schools would be given explicit authority to put up nativity scenes and Christmas trees as part of a holiday display, under a proposal that received the backing of the House Education Committee.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Passover: Even the family pet's are going kosher for the holiday

Passover, the Jewish holiday, also known as Pesach in Hebrew, begins at sundown on Monday, April 14, and ends at nightfall on Tuesday, April 22. This eight day Jewish holiday is one of the most widely observed of the Jewish holidays next to Hanukkah.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Apr 09, 2014

SFGate

School holiday display bill clears SC House panel

South Carolina parents might very well see a menorah and a manger alongside a Christmas tree and even a Festivus pole from the TV show "Seinfeld" at their children's schools next winter if state legislation is passed.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Life, Holidays, Pagan/Wiccan, Christmas, Education Etc.

The Jewish Journal

Matzah, en route to freedom

Why matzah? It is an improbable symbol for such a grand holiday. With none of the embracing symbolism of a sukkah or the beauty of a Chanukah menorah, the unassuming cracker is the centerpiece of Passover.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Baked Goods, Food, Bread

The Baltimore Sun

Layers of paint, textures, talent define Sugarloaf fest

As soon as you walk through the door, you know this couldn't be anything but an artist's studio.

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Related Topix: Owings Mills, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Embroidery, Holidays

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily Kos

The "Not In Our Town" Town Struggles with Discrimination

Billings, Montana, is known as the "Not In Our Town" town based a 1994 populist response to efforts of white supremacists to establish a foothold, a response which garnered worldwide approval and put Billings on the map of human rights protagonists, but recent reluctance of the city council to support the 20th anniversary celebration of the event ... (more)

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Related Topix: Billings, MT, Gay/Lesbian, Life, Holidays

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

Once upon a time, this was Annalee-Mas

This seems to be the month when I am writing about the great women who raised me.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Williston Observer

A special family tradition you look foward to

A special family tradition I look forward to and love is Kennebunkport, Maine. I love going to Maine because of the beach to swim in waves.

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Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Easter

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