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Library CLOSED for Thanksgiving!

First and foremost, a BIG THANK YOU goes out to all of you, our incredible patrons. We wouldn’t be here without you. Secondly, we will be CLOSED on Thursday, Nov. 19 more words

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Library CLOSED for Thanksgiving!

First and foremost, a BIG THANK YOU goes out to all of you, our incredible patrons. We wouldn’t be here without you. Secondly, we will be CLOSED on Thursday, Nov. 20 more words

The extra cup of Bosnian coffee

You could say that coffee is a national drink in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Almost everything starts and ends with coffee. However, there is a beautiful, kind of poetic folk custom related to coffee, namely the famous “ 310 more words

Tradition

Thank you!

For the past few (maybe 5?) Thanksgivings, I’ve gone to my aunt’s house a couple of towns away and before we ate our meal, we all shared what we were thankful for. 383 more words

Plymouth Settlers

‘Thanksgiving’ is a holiday celebrated in the ‘United States’ on the fourth thursday in November. It became an official federal holiday in (1863), when, during the ‘Civil War’, President ‘Abraham Lincoln’ proclaimed a national day of “Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens”. 119 more words

History

Yad Vashem (The Holocaust Memorial)

Almost two years ago now I visited Yad Vashem for the first time. I was part of a tour organized by the Central Conference of American Rabbis which brought some of their rabbis, together with some of their Christian colleagues, on a visit to Israel. 733 more words