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What is Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday in both USA and Canada, with the US celebration falling on the fourth Thursday in November and the Canadian one on the second Monday in November. The first Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621 by the Pilgrims … Continue reading

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How do Jews celebrate Passover

According to the stories, the Jewish people left Egypt in such a hurry that they didn’t have time to wait for the bread they had been baking to rise. To mark this, during Passover they now eat only unleavened bread. … Continue reading

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How do they celebrate Christmas in France?

This is a guest post from Caroline Skudder who works as an English teacher at the UniversitĂ© Stendhal-Grenoble. Christmas is a special and magical time of the year. Both adults and children look forward to it for different reasons: children … Continue reading

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