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Shavuot
Shavuot is the holiest time in the Jewish calendar. It marks the deliverance of the Torah to Moses on Mount Sinai.

Memorial Day
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
Father's Day is an American holiday designed to honor fathers. It has expanded to include grandfathers, stepfathers, and fatherly figures.

Juneteenth
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 holiday.

Canada 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 with you!

Fourth of July - U.S. Independence Day
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 celebrate.

Bastille Day
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!

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