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Happy Hanukkah to our families celebrating

This week sees the start of Hanukkah, a Jewish festival that commemorates the victory of the Maccabees over the Syrian-Greek rulers of Jerusalem and the  rededication of the Temple in 164 BCE. It also celebrates a miracle that accompanied this event: When the temple was rededicated, God miraculously made the one day’s worth of oil…

HAPPY DIWALI

Happy Diwali to all our Families celebrating! Diwali is the five-day Festival of Lights, celebrating new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil, and light over darkness. It is celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains across the world. Diwali, and for some also coincides with harvest and new year celebrations. Find out more…

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