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Celebrating the Christian, Jewish and Muslim holidays

Friday 22 December 2006

In December and January of this season, the Hanukkah, Christmas and Eid ul-Adha holidays follow each other. This isn’t always the case due to calendar differences (especially with regard to Muslim holidays, which gradually move through the seasons).

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At our school, the children often celebrate the holidays together, and that’s what happened this year for these three popular festivals.

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In the photo, the symbols represent the Hanukkiah (the nine-pronged menorah of Hanukkah), Baba Noel or Santa Claus, and the sacrificial lamb of the Eid ul-Adha holiday.

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