Shavuot is the holiest time in the Jewish calendar. It marks
the deliverance of the Torah to Moses on Mount Sinai.
Memorial Day is a day to remember the soldiers who have died
fighting for their country. These sites give you a
well-rounded view of this important holiday, how it started,
how people still celebrate it, and why it is all important.
Father's Day is an American holiday designed to honor
fathers. It has expanded to include grandfathers,
stepfathers, and fatherly figures.
Juneteenth is short for June 19th, the anniversary of the
end of slavery. These links take you to the history,
celebrations, and importance of this historic
Day - Dominion Day
It's the national holiday of Canada, celebrating the union
of English and French Canada. It's a lot more than that!
It's celebrations and food and fun! These sites share it
of July - U.S. Independence
July 4 is the day Americans traditionally celebrate as
Independence Day, the day the United States declared
themselves independent from England in 1776. These sites
give you a good overview of how and why Americans
Bastille Day celebrates the storming of the Bastille prison
and the release of many prisoners. It was a symbol of
individual freedom during the French Revolution. These sites
give you the background of the holiday and also show and
tell you how people still celebrate today!