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“Mostly they are the same lives. The same stories, over and over,” wrote David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker. We endow our lives with stories. 3,385 more words


Skin-colored Felt: Doing Other People's Cultures Wrong

Skin-colored felt is not easy to find, even if you know what color you’re looking for. My youngest and I are sewing figures for a Christmas nativity scene. 715 more words


How to ENJOY the holidays, not just survive

Halloween is almost over and then we are full steam into “The Holiday Season”. Often as an adult this thought is a mixture of dread with little excitement. 187 more words

Ahmad Khashogji: Eid Al Fitr

In our Islamic religion, we have a lot of traditions. One of the traditions that I love is “Eid Al Fitr”. 245 more words

Studying Abroad

Eid on the Park

Saudi Arabia does seem to be in the news a lot lately: this time it’s not a human rights issue but a health and safety one, as more than 700 people have died during a crush at Mecca. 274 more words

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New York City Public Schools Close For Muslim Holy Day For First Time

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City public schools were closed Thursday in observance of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.

This was the first time the school system that serves 1.1 million pupils closed for a Muslim holiday. 189 more words


Eid al Fitr Madness in Yogyakarta

From Medan I took a flight to the city of Yogyakarta that was recommended by several people along the road. None of them, however, warned me just how popular this city would be at the end of Ramadan. 279 more words