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Edmund de Waal: personal history through objects

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A personal memoir with all the elements I like; family, travelogue and art manual.

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Hanukkah: Let your light shine

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Hanukkah traditions and the history behind them.

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Mawlid: Happy birthday Muhammad

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Today is one of the biggest celebrations of the year in most Muslim countries.

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Curators in South Korea: Ahmet Öğüt

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How are we united through the deaths of others?

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First Advent: hope

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Kids big and small love to light the candles, but what’s the story behind the Advent wreath?

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Wampanoag: thanks, but no thanks

in History/Philosophies/Society by

As we try not to talk about politics, religion or one’s love life in an effort to keep dinner pleasant, I hope we give thought to those who are not celebrating this holiday.

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