New Year’s Day: (Gregorian Calendar) The first day of the new year with many different celebrations around the world.
Asarah B’Tevet: (Jewish) A day of mourning for the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar II. This siege led to the destruction of the First temple and exile of the Jewish people. This day is recognized with fasting.
Epiphany: (Christian) Celebrates the incarnation of God as Jesus. This day also celebrates the Magi visiting baby Jesus and also celebrates his baptism.
Orthodox Christmas: (Christian Orthodox) Celebrates the birth of Jesus according to the Orthodox church.
Makar Sankranti: (Hindu) A festival celebrating new beginnings and is dedicated to Surya, the solar deity. This day is marked by the sun moving from the southern hemisphere to the northern hemisphere.
Orthodox New Year: (Christian Orthodox) A celebration of the New Year according to the Julian calendar.
Pongal: (Hindu/Tamil) A harvest festival celebrating the gifts from nature.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: (U.S.) A federal holiday celebrating the life and influence of Martin Luther King Jr., a prominent figure in the civil rights movement. This day encourages reflection of racial equality and social change.
Vasant Panchami: (Hindu) Celebrates the beginning of Spring and honors the goddess Saraswati.
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