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Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday), the Christian holiday commemorating the Last Supper, at which Jesus and the Apostles were together for the last time before the Crucifixion. It is celebrated on the Thursday before Easter.

Good Friday

Good Friday, a day celebrated by Christians to commemorate the execution of Jesus by crucifixion. It is recognized on the Friday before Easter.

Jackie Robinson Day

Jackie Robinson Day, a traditional event which occurs annually in Major League Baseball, commemorating and honoring the day Jackie Robinson made his major league debut. April 15 was Opening Day in 1947, Robinson’s first season in the Major Leagues. Initiated for the first time on April 15, 2004, Jackie Robinson Day is celebrated each year […]

Pesach, “Passover”

Pesach commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan in the Jewish calendar, which is in spring in the Northern Hemisphere and is celebrated for seven or eight days. It is one of the most […]

Easter

Easter, a holiday celebrated by Christians to recognize Jesus’ return from death after the Crucifixion.

Earth Day

Earth Day promotes world peace and sustainability of the planet. Events are held globally to show support of environmental protection of the Earth.

Lesbian Visibility Day

Lesbian Visibility Day started in 2008 and aims to show our solidarity with every woman within the LGBTQ+ community, as well as celebrate lesbians. It is essential that Lesbian Visibility Day is a voice for unity and lifts up ALL women, especially those who come from marginalized communities.

Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, which Congress established as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust. It’s observed as Israel’s day of commemoration for the approximately 6 million Jews and 5 million others who perished in the Holocaust at the hand of Nazi Germany and its accessories, and for the Jewish resistance in that period. In […]

El Día de los Niños

This special day, originating in Mexico, celebrates the importance of children. This Latin American tradition is now recognized in the U.S., often as a day to celebrate children, families, and literacy. While Children’s Day is not an official holiday in Mexico (school is in session), it’s generally a day filled with festivities designed to help […]

International Family Equality Day

International Family Equality Day (IFED) celebrates the diversity of LGBTQ+ families around the world, and takes place every year on the first Sunday in May. By celebrating International Family Equality Day (IFED), Family Equality and our partners across the globe raise awareness among politicians and the general public about the need for equal treatment and […]

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