Our Global Community: Ramadan Explained

The Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan began on April 12th and amid everything going on in the world, Muslims across the world will be observing it in some form. But what exactly is Ramadan? For Muslims, Ramadan is the most important month of the year and is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of […]

Our Global Community: What Is Palm Sunday?

On this coming Sunday, Christian worshipers will celebrate the victorious arrival of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, an event that took place only a week before his death and resurrection. Palm Sunday itself is a moveable feast, which means the date changes every year. This year, Palm Sunday falls on the 28th March. Palm Sunday always […]

Our Global Community: The Story Of Purim

The Jewish Holiday of Purim is a celebration which commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, a Persian Empire official who was planning to kill all of the Jews, as told in the Book of Esther. Purim, the Hebrew word for “lots”, is a celebratory Jewish festival which commemorates the survival of the […]