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Passover

Today, April 9, is the first day of Passover in the Jewish faith.  Passover celebrates the liberation of the Jews from slavery in Egypt.  Yom Kippur, or the day of atonement, is the most important holy day for Judiasm coming in late September in 2020.

Good Friday

Tomorrow, April 10, is Good Friday which marks the crucifixion of Jesus and leads to Easter on Sunday when Christians celebrate Jesus’ resurrection from death.

Eid ul-Fitr

In May, Islam celebrates Eid ul-Fitr which is the end of the month of fasting or Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of prayer, reflection and community for the Muslim faith.

Diwali

Hindus highest holy day is Diwali or the Festival of Lights which celebrates the victory of good over evil.  Diwali is also celebrated by Buddhists, Jains and Sikhs.

Spring

For the atheists and agnostics out there, you can choose to celebrate Spring!,

 

All of us hope to be celebrating the end of this Pandemic soon.  Stay healthy!  If you are thinking about a job change, or just want to talk about your career, contact the recruiters at Smith Hanley Associates.

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