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A beautiful painting by Marc Chagall

This most beautiful, light-filled painting of a sunlit corner of a home (his home?) by Marc Chagall, was painted in 1918. It isn’t as whimsically poetic as the paintings he’s well-known for, but it captures a mood, a moment, and a domestic tranquility. 94 more words


T62 - Part 8: Finish

So, another brought to the finish line. Just before the Ajax model show I have added bit more dirt by using a garden soil. I wanted to add more volume to the dirt on the deck and thought it might be easier to achieve this with garden soil and it quite worked. 121 more words

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Cutting off their noses to spite their faces

That’s what members of the Montgomery County Board of Education did by a vote of 7-1 when they decided to remove all references to all religious holidays from the school calendar instead of acknowledge two Islamic holiday references on their calendar. 440 more words

Montgomery Co. Schools Scrap Religious Names From Calendar

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Presented with the opportunity to recognize a Muslim holiday on the school calendar for the first time, leaders of Maryland’s largest school district went a different direction: They removed all mention of religious holidays from the calendar. 713 more words


Montgomery Co. Schools Remove References to Religious Holidays From Calendar

The issue stemmed from the schools being closed for Jewish holidays but not for Muslim ones.

The Muslim holiday of Eid Al Adha coincides with Yom Kippur on Sept. 41 more words

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E02 - Judendom

I avsnitt 2 tar vi oss an judendomen. Julia, Kristoffer och Mattias pratar om vem som är jude, varför judar omskär sina söner, hur judendomen blev en monoteistisk religion, vem Moses var, varför judar inte kan äta en cheeseburgare och massa andra grejer. 19 more words


Ignorance and Invisibility by Ivy Helman

According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Jewish population of Czechoslovakia numbered some 357,000 in 1933. By 1950, it was recorded to be 17,000. 1,182 more words