The God Squad: No need to ban office Christmas display – Daily Pilot – Daily Pilot

The God Squad: No need to ban office Christmas display – Daily Pilot
Daily Pilot
I say, "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Hanukah" or "Happy winter solstice," whichever applies." Then, instead of just passing by, I often get into an actual conversation. Displaying crosses at work to celebrate Easter, or manger scenes during the Christmas

Go! Arts & Entertainment calendars (Nov. 29-Dec. 5: Exhibits & Galleries – Times Herald-Record

Go! Arts & Entertainment calendars (Nov. 29-Dec. 5: Exhibits & Galleries
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Betsy Jacaruso Studio — "Winter Solstice 2013 Holiday Show," watercolors by Betsy Jacaruso and Cross River Artists, through Jan. 31, Rhinebeck Courtyard, next to the back entrance of Bread Alone, 43-2 E. Market St. Rhinebeck. Opening reception 5-7 p.m

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Rabbi David Seidenberg: A thought from colliding calendars: What will world be … – GazetteNET


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Rabbi David Seidenberg: A thought from colliding calendars: What will world be
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We have to do it, because Pesach (Passover) needs to be in the northern hemisphere's spring, “when the crops are judged” (Mishnah Rosh Hashanah 1:2). Hanukkah needs to span the darkest night, the new moon closest to winter solstice. And most of all, 
Forget about Thanksgivukkah, let's talk HanukkahThe Times of Israel
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Artist Becky Joy shows skills at Boyce Thompson Arboretum – Arizona Republic

Artist Becky Joy shows skills at Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Arizona Republic
Also that day, 9-11 a.m. Digital image post-processing class ($20-$30) and 2-4 p.m. camera basics class with Tom Boggan ($20-$30). Winter Solstice Concert with Silverback, 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22. Geology guided walk with Alan Seymour and Scott 

Holiday Guide 2013: Attend these holiday festivals to warm up this season – Oregon Daily Emerald

Holiday Guide 2013: Attend these holiday festivals to warm up this season
Oregon Daily Emerald
The 12th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration is Dec. 13 from 5-8 p.m. Admission is free with a canned food donation to Food for Lane County, and there will be live music, performances and crafts, celebrating storytelling across all cultures. The next